Nashville Fried Chicken

By you desk
Tue, 10, 20

This week You! shares Food Fusion’s yummy recipe of Nashville Fried Chicken. Happy cooking!



Milk 2 cups

Lemon juice 3-4 tbsp

Hot sauce ½ cup

Cayenne powder 2 tbsp

Salt ½ tbsp or to taste

Ginger powder 1 tbsp

Garlic powder 1 tbsp

Eggs 2

Chicken 1 & ½ kg (8 large pieces)

All-purpose flour 1 ½ cup

Chicken powder 2 tbsp

Cooking oil (for frying)

Hot Chilli Oil:

Cayenne pepper 1 tbsp

Paprika powder 1 tbsp

Red chilli powder 2 tbsp or to taste

Garlic powder 2 tsp

Salt ½ tsp or to taste

Brown sugar 1 tbsp

Cooking oil ½ cup (substitute: melted butter hot ½ cup)


  • In a bowl, add milk, lemon juice and mix well and let it rest for 10 minutes. Butter milk is ready!
  • Add hot sauce, cayenne powder, salt, ginger powder, garlic powder, eggs and whisk well.
  • Add chicken pieces, cover and marinate for 6 hours or overnight in refrigerator.
  • Take out chicken pieces and place on grill or tray and reserve the left out marinate for later use.
  • In a bowl, add all-purpose flour, chicken powder, salt and mix well.
  • Now coat marinated chicken pieces in dry flour mixture then again dip in reserved marinade and coat in dry flour mixture and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • In a wok, heat cooking oil (175 C) and fry chicken pieces until golden & crispy (maintain oil temperature at 175 C).

Prepare Hot Chilli Oil:

  • In a bowl, add cayenne powder, paprika powder, red chilli powder, garlic powder, salt, brown sugar and hot cooking oil and mix well.
  • After frying, apply prepared hot chilli oil on all sides of fried chicken with the help of the brush.
  • On bread slices, place fried chicken piece, jalapenos slice, sprinkle green onion leaves & serve!

Recipe by Seema Hanif