Honey Herb Brined Fried Chicken

Instructions

What You Need

Honey-Herb Brine

8 cups water

¾ cups kosher salt
¼ cup organic honey

6 thyme
 sprigs
3 rosemary sprigs
½ bulb of garlic

1 teaspoon coriander seed

1 teaspoon fennel seed
s
½ teaspoon black peppercorns
Organic chicken (4 thighs, 4 wings, 4 drumsticks and 2 breast)

Fried Chicken Flour

4 cups all purpose flour

4½ tablespoons 
garlic powder
4½ tablespoons
 onion powder


2½ teaspoons fresh
 ground pepper

1¾ kosher salt
1¾ cayenne pepper

1¾ teaspoons dried parsley

1 tablespoon rosemary, 
chopped

 

¾ teaspoon thyme, chopped
Canola oil-blend, for frying

What To Do

1.    Combine water, kosher salt and honey in a pot over medium-high heat.  Bring to a boil and skim off the residue.  Add herbs and spices.  Let steep for 30 minutes.

2.   Strain the mixture over ice to cool. Add chicken and place in the refrigerator for 12 hours. Remove from the refrigerator and pat dry.

3.   Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Heat oil in a deep pot to 350 degrees.

4.   Dust the chicken with the flour mixture and place into hot oil. Fry until crispy and cooked through.

 

Ingredients
  • 8 cups water
  • ¾ cups kosher salt
  • ¼ cup organic honey
  • 6 thyme
 sprigs
  • 3 rosemary sprigs
  • ½ bulb of garlic

  • 1 teaspoon coriander seed

  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed
s
  • ½ teaspoon black peppercorns
  • Organic chicken (4 thighs, 4 wings, 4 drumsticks and 2 breast)
  • 4 cups all purpose flour

  • 4½ tablespoons 
garlic powder
  • 4½ tablespoons
 onion powder

  • 2½ teaspoons fresh
 ground pepper
  • 1¾ kosher salt
  • 1¾ cayenne pepper

  • 1¾ teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary, 
chopped
  • ¾ teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • Canola oil-blend, for frying

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