Hot Bird! Mexican Fried Chicken

Hot Bird! Mexican Fried Chicken is a Southern recipe that serves 4. This main course has 731 calories, 64g of protein, and 43g of fat per serving. For $2.73 per serving, this recipe covers 32% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 76 people were glad they tried this recipe. Head to the store and pick up baking powder, sweet paprika, garlic powder, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 1 hour. It is brought to you by Food Republic. With a spoonacular score of 87%, this dish is tremendous. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Gluten-Free Chocolate-Cardamom Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream, Spun Sugar Bird's Nests and Jewel-Encrusted Bird's Eggs, Mexican Pan Fried Chicken, and Nashville Hot Fried Chicken.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 30 minutes

Cooking duration: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients:

baking powder

bone-in skin-on chicken breast

chicken drumsticks

chicken thighs

ancho or medium-heat chili powder

cider vinegar

coriander

cornmeal or fine breadcrumbs

cumin

egg whites

flour

garlic powder

granulated onion

lime

Mexican or other honey

oil for frying, such as soy or canola

Salt and pepper

smoked sweet paprika

Equipment:

plastic wrap

bowl

paper towels

dutch oven

Cooking instruction summary:

Directions:  Mix honey and vinegar in a bowl and add chicken. Toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours. Drain chicken pieces on paper towels and season with salt and pepper.   Heat 3 inches of oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Oil should reach between 350°F and 375°F for frying.   Beat egg whites in a shallow dish. Combine cornmeal or breadcrumbs with flour, baking powder and spices.   Coat the chicken pieces in the egg whites then toss in the flour mixture. Fry  in small batches, 12-14 minutes per batch, until deep golden and juices run clear. Season hot chicken with a little extra salt as they come out.   Serve with lime wedges, honey for drizzling and your favorite assortment of hot sauces.  For a fresh accompaniment slice up a tomato, red onion and avocado and serve.More fried chicken recipes on Food Republic:Union Square Café Fried ChickenFried YardbirdHot Fried Chicken Salad

 

Step by step:


1. Mix honey and vinegar in a bowl and add chicken. Toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours.

2. Drain chicken pieces on paper towels and season with salt and pepper.   

3. Heat 3 inches of oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Oil should reach between 350°F and 375°F for frying.   Beat egg whites in a shallow dish.

4. Combine cornmeal or breadcrumbs with flour, baking powder and spices.   Coat the chicken pieces in the egg whites then toss in the flour mixture. Fry  in small batches, 12-14 minutes per batch, until deep golden and juices run clear. Season hot chicken with a little extra salt as they come out.   

5. Serve with lime wedges, honey for drizzling and your favorite assortment of hot sauces.  For a fresh accompaniment slice up a tomato, red onion and avocado and serve.More fried chicken recipes on Food Republic:Union Square Café Fried Chicken

6. Fried Yardbird

7. Hot Fried Chicken Salad


Nutrition Information:

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725k Calories
63g Protein
42g Total Fat
19g Carbs
26% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
725k
36%

Fat
42g
65%

  Saturated Fat
10g
67%

Carbohydrates
19g
7%

  Sugar
1g
1%

Cholesterol
254mg
85%

Sodium
490mg
21%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
63g
127%

Vitamin B3
25mg
126%

Selenium
60µg
86%

Vitamin B6
1mg
79%

Phosphorus
659mg
66%

Vitamin B5
3mg
30%

Potassium
961mg
27%

Zinc
3mg
26%

Vitamin B2
0.43mg
25%

Iron
4mg
25%

Magnesium
100mg
25%

Vitamin B12
1µg
24%

Vitamin B1
0.35mg
23%

Vitamin A
890IU
18%

Vitamin K
18µg
18%

Manganese
0.33mg
17%

Calcium
133mg
13%

Copper
0.24mg
12%

Vitamin C
8mg
10%

Vitamin E
1mg
10%

Fiber
2g
9%

Folate
34µg
9%

Vitamin D
0.86µg
6%

covered percent of daily need
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