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Honey Butter Fried Chicken

Demetra Overton
Servings 4 servings


  • 8 pieces of chicken
  • 4 tablespoons Seasoned salt divided (link to the recipe is in the post)
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter


  • Season the chicken with 2 tablespoons of seasoned salt. Place in a ziptop bag and chill in the fridge overnight
  • Heat the honey in a 3-quart pot.
  • Let the honey simmer for 2 minutes, TURN OFF THE HEAT and whisk in the cold butter until it is completely incorporated. Whisk constantly
  • Coat the chicken with hot sauce
  • Add the remaining seasoned salt to the flour, shake the chicken in the flour to coat. Shake off excess flour
  • Heat the oil to 325 degrees
  • Fry the chicken in hot oil for 15-18 minutes until it reaches 165 degrees internally
  • Drain chicken on a rack
  • Drizzle the honey butter glaze over the chicken and serve