Nashville Hot Fried Chicken

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Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2010, Cook's Country TV

Getting scorching hot fried chicken outside of Nashville is nearly impossible. We set out to bring this sweat-inducing treat home.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME1½ hours, plus 30 minutes brining

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Mimicking the heat of this Nashville Hot Fried Chicken was harder than we anticipated. We created a spicy exterior to the chicken by “blooming" the spices (cooking them in oil for a short period) to create a complex yet still lip-burni...

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