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"Man Catching" Fried Chicken with Honey-Pecan Glaze
Makes 6 to 8 servings
Prep: 40 min., Chill: 1 hr., Cook: 45 min.
Game Plan: If you're traveling, fry the night before the game and enjoy cold.
4 1/2 pounds chicken pieces (breast, drumsticks, and thighs)
2 cups buttermilk
1 large egg
2 cups self-rising flour
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup plus 2 1/2 Tbsp. honey
1/2 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
Pour vegetable oil to depth of 1 1/2 inches into a cast-iron Dutch oven; heat over medium heat to 340°. Whisk together flour, salt, ground red pepper, garlic powder, and ground black pepper in a shallow dish. Dredge chicken in flour mixture, shaking off excess. Fry chicken, in 2 batches, in hot oil 20 to 22 minutes or until done, turning occasionally. Drain on a wire rack over paper towels. Place on a wire rack in a jelly-roll pan, and keep warm in a 200° oven.
Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; whisk in honey until blended. Stir in pecans; bring mixture to a boil, whisking often. Reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Drizzle over chicken, and serve immediately.
Recipe Courtesy of Southern Living.