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Nashville Hot Chicken And Waffles

Mad Good Food - "Guys' Night Out"

35
Prep Time
(Minutes)
40
Cook Time
(Minutes)

Ingredients

Nashville Hot Chicken

  • Use leftover chicken in brine (Tenders & Thighs)
  • 1 tsp of Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp of Black Pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup of AP flour
  • 1⁄2 cup of canola oil (reserved from cooking oil)
  • 1 tbsp of cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp of light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp of paprika
  • 1 tsp of kosher salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp of black pepper
  • 1⁄2 tsp of garlic powder

Waffle

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp of baking powder
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1⁄2 tsp of kosher salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 tsp of nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 tbsp of melted butter
  • 1 1⁄2 cups of milk
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract

Steps

Nashville Hot Chicken

  1. ● In a deep, heavy skillet or saucepan, heat about 4 inches of oil to 350F.
  2. ● Remove chicken from brine from the original family meal recipe. Create a fry station with reserved brine and flour in two separate bowls or shallow dishes.
  3. ● Whisk 1 egg into the brine
  4. ● Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  5. ● Add chicken one piece at a time to brine, coat evenly then add to flour coat evenly
  6. ● Repeat the previous step then adds chicken to hot oil and fry for 5-10mins depending on the
  7. piece of chicken. Internal temp should reach 165 degrees.
  8. ● Remove chicken and place on a cooling rack
  9. ● In a heatproof bowl, combine the cayenne pepper, brown sugar, paprika, 1 teaspoon of
  10. kosher salt, 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper, and the garlic powder. Add about 1/2 a cup of the hot cooking oil to the spices and stir to blend.
  11. ● Brush the hot oil over the chicken pieces. Stir the oil frequently as you brush.

Waffle

  1. ● Preheat your Belgian waffle iron, spray with non-stick cooking spray or brush with
  2. melted butter.
  3. ● In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  4. ● In a separate bowl whisk eggs, milk, and almond extract
  5. ● Whisk the wet mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until most of the lumps are gone,
  6. be sure not to over mix.
  7. ● Pour the batter into your ready preheated waffle iron and cook according to the waffle
  8. iron's directions usually 2-3 mins.
  9. ● Serve immediately with Nashville hot chicken and top with your favorite honey hot sauce.