Main Dishes

The Best Honey Fried Chicken

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This tasty, juicy Honey Fried Chicken gets ridiculously golden crispy from the honey buttermilk batter and lip-smacking seasoned breading!

8
1½ cups all-purpose flour
½ cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
1½ teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon paprika
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 egg
½ cup milk
½ teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey, plus some for drizzling over the top at the end, if desired
1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-4 pounds), cut up into pieces, let the meat sit at room temperature for 30 minutes
Oil for frying (I use peanut oil)
Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small shallow bowl, mix the first nine ingredients. In a separate small shallow bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, garlic powder, lemon...
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Nutritions

Calories
681

Sodium
898mg
37% DV

Fat
41g
63% DV

Protein
28g
57% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV