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freight house fried chicken
  • 1 pt buttermilk
  • 1/4 c hot sauce
  • 1 T granulated garlic
  • 1 T granulated onion
  • 1 T granulated salt
  • 4 c flour
  • 2 T smoked paprika
  • 2 T salt
  • 1 T cayenne pepper
for the marinade
  1. mix ingredients together, then add chicken to marinate. marinate for about 4 hours.

to fry chicken
  1. mix all breader ingredients into a bowl.

  2. remove chicken from marinade and shake of extra liquid. dredge pieces one by one, shaking excess. make sure to coat chicken well.

  3. let rest at room temperature for 10 min while you heat your oil.

  4. heat oil on stove top to 360 degrees.

  5. slowly lower chicken into oil and fry for about 5-8 minutes (depending on thickness. longer if you have a chicken that has the bone in it) to reach a temp of 160-165f. breading will have a golden brown color.

  6. season with salt.

recipe video

shooting the shit with chef sara - fried chicken

i’m pleased to interrupt this feed of cute baby pics to bring you the latest episode of “shooting the shit with chef sara”! we’re gonna go all in on the main course for this tutorial, where i’ll show you how to make our famous freight house fried chicken. a lot of people tell me they’re too intimidated to make their own fried chicken from scratch, show i’m here to show you that it’s really not that hard at all. you just need a few ingredients and a little patience, and you, too, can impress the heck out of your friends and loved ones at your next family meal. any southern chef (or any chef for that matter) worth their salt should have a delicious fried chicken recipe in their hip pocket, and this one right here is a keeper. so watch, learn, and then show us how you do it!#birdistheword #noglovenolove #thiccthighs #youarethecolonel #fingerlickingood #shootingtheshitwithchefsara

Posted by chef sara bradley on Friday, June 28, 2019