Hot Honey Fried Chicken

Hot honey fried chicken lives in a happy medium between Nashville Hot Chicken, Chicken and Waffles, and good ol fashioned chicken nuggets. I’ve found the sweet spot (pun intended) with this one, especially since it’s baked/air fried. Make extra on this one, trust me. And if you make this, served on a toasted bun alongside sweet pickles, well, you just might hit chicken nirvana. Lets food good with Hot Honey Fried Chicken.

hot honey chicken
Print Pin
5 from 5 votes

Hot Honey Fried Chicken

Baked chicken just doesn't sound as good.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Jim

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless chicken thighs , cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 lager
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs (whole wheat, oddly enough, work wonderful)
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flake

Instructions

  • Set oven/air fryer to 400 degrees.
  • In shallow dish, combine salt, pepper, garlic powder, chili powder, and corn starch. In a separate dish, combine beaten eggs and beer. In a third dish, yup, combine the panko and cornmeal. Roll chicken into seasoning, then into egg mixture, then into panko/cornmeal. Air fry for 12 minutes or bake for 20 minutes, until 165 deg F.
  • As chicken cooks, combine honey, hot sauce, pepper flake, and a pinch of salt in a small pot. Heat until it bubbles and set aside.
  • Once chicken is cooked, quickly toss in the hot honey and serve. Extra napkins and a cold beer recommended.

Video

No video available for this recipe.

Nutrition

Serving: 6People | Calories: 433kcal

Recommended Recipes

2 Comments

  1. […] *very* similar playbook. This chicken can be grilled as is, or fried using a similar technique to my Hot Honey Chicken. Either way, this one is a Winner Winner Pickle Brine Chicken […]

  2. […] and quick for any weeknight (made in the air fryer or baked). Feel free to pair this with my Hot Honey Fried Chicken glaze, which takes this these gluten free chicken tenders recipe to […]

Comments are closed.

All rights reserved. All information for entertainment purposes only. All likeness to any other recipe is completely accidental, and all requests to modify any recipe should be sent to jim@jimcooksfoodgood.com. No information on this site is intended to cure/treat/diagnose any disease. Any posted calorie count is an auto generated estimate and will vary for your food. Privacy Policy and Terms of service at: https://jimcooksfoodgood.com/privacy-policy/