#ChefShack - Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Fri Apr 03 2020

Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Are you missing your favourite Southern fried chicken spot, but you’re no Colonel Sanders? We’ve got you. Here at #ChefShack we’re giving away all our secret recipes, straight from the hands of our Executive Chef.

If you’re looking for the perfect side or snack, homemade Southern fried chicken will give you just the spice you need in your life right now! Grab your apron, put on some jams and have some fun with it!

All you'll need:

Ingredients

  • 6 x chicken thighs (use skinless, boneless chicken and cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 150ml buttermilk yoghurt
  • 1 x tablespoon sriracha
  • 2 x tablespoons of smoked paprika
  • 150g plain flour (gluten free)
  • 80g tortilla chips crushed
  • 5g smoked paprika
  • 2g onion powder
  • 2g garlic powder
  • 1g celery salt (optional)
  • 1g cayenne pepper
  • 1 x tablespoon dried oregano
  • Pinch of chilli flakes
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 4 x tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • 1 x tablespoon of smoked paprika and 3 x tablespoon of water and mix well
  • Lime

Conduct the following steps for your perfect SFC:

Method

For the chicken

  • Cut boneless chicken thighs into bite sized pieces
  • Add 150ml of buttermilk yoghurt
  • Add one tablespoon of sriracha
  • Add two tablespoons of paprika

For the flour

Add the below into a large bowl:

  • 150g plain flour (gluten free)
  • 80g tortilla chips crushed
  • 5g smoked paprika
  • 2g onion powder
  • 2g garlic powder
  • 1g celery salt (optional)
  • 1g cayenne pepper
  • 1 x tablespoon of dried oregano
  • Pinch of chilli flakes
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

For the perfect Southern Fried Chicken bites

  • Coat chicken in the seasoned flour
  • Place chicken in a deep fryer until golden brown
  • Drain the chicken on paper towels and then transfer them onto a wire rack

For the Smoked paprika & lime mayo dip

  • 4 x tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • 1 x tablespoon of smoked paprika
  • 3 x tablespoons of water (mix well)
  • Pop the above into the microwave for a couple of seconds and mix well
  • Squeeze of lime

Voila, you have yourself homemade Southern fried chicken bites!

If you’re looking for exciting recipes to try at home, then stay tuned! We’ll be giving away some of our secrets here at #ChefShack.

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