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Sriracha Maple Fried Chicken

Sriracha Maple Fried Chicken

Review Overview

ease of preparation and cooking
10
availability of ingredients
10
specialized cooking utensils required
10

Just add waffles!

Sriracha Maple Fried Chicken is a great with or without the waffles adjust the hot sauce to your needs. I use the batter pro for this one. Love it!

Sriracha Maple Fried Chicken
 
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Ingredients
  • Brine
  • ¾ C sugar in the raw
  • ¾ C kosher salt
  • 3 Quarts water
  • a few pieces of Candied Ginger
  • 10 leg and 6 thighs bone-in chicken pieces trimmed of excess skin and fat
  • Batter
  • 2 C cornstarch
  • 1 C cold water
  • 3 t pepper
  • 1.5 t salt
  • Glaze
  • 1 C real maple syrup
  • 2 T sriracha
Instructions
  1. The day before cooking or at least the morning of ~ combine sugar, salt and ginger to 3 quarts of boiling water. Stir to dissolve and refrigerate to cold.
  2. Brine: Add chicken to chilled brine, cover, refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Batter: Whisk cornstarch, water, pepper, and salt together in bowl until smooth.
  4. Refrigerate batter while chicken is brining.
  5. Set wire rack inside rimmed baking sheet.
  6. Remove chicken from brine and dry.
  7. Sift remaining cornstarch and coat each piece of chicken and set on rack.
  8. Rest Chicken until oil is hot but at least 10 minutes.
  9. Add oil to large Dutch oven until it measures about 2 inches deep and heat over medium-high heat to 350 degrees.
  10. Whisk batter to recombine.
  11. Transfer half of chicken to batter and coat.
  12. Fry chicken, stirring to prevent pieces from sticking, 5 to 7 minutes or until just beginning to crisp. (Chicken will not be cooked through at this point.)
  13. Transfer parcooked chicken to platter. Return oil to 350 degrees and repeat with remaining raw chicken and batter.
  14. Let each batch of chicken rest for 5 to 7 minutes.
  15. Return oil to 350 degrees.
  16. Return first batch of chicken to oil for 5 to 7 minutes.
  17. Transfer to wire rack.
  18. Return oil to 350 degrees and repeat with remaining chicken.
  19. Maple Glaze: Combine Maple and Sriracha in large bowl and microwave until hot.
  20. Add chicken pieces one at a time to honey mixture and turn to coat; return to wire rack skin side up to drain.
  21. Serve.

 

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Review Overview

ease of preparation and cooking
10
availability of ingredients
10
specialized cooking utensils required
10

Just add waffles!

Sriracha Maple Fried Chicken is a great with or without the waffles adjust the hot sauce to your needs. I use the batter pro for this one. Love it!

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