3 eggs 1/3 cup water 1 cup hot red pepper sauce (I like Louisiana Hot Sauce) 4 cups flour 2 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoon paprika 3 teaspoons cayenne pepper 1 quart buttermilk (optional) Salt, Pepper, and Garlic Powder (to taste) 1 (1 to 2 1/2-pound) chicken, cut into pieces Peanut Oil, for frying
Spicy Extra-Crispy Fried Chicken ~ Chicken is soaked in buttermilk overnight. Dipped in egg wash, then dredged in seasoned flour twice. **Add 1 Tsp baking powder per cup of flour. ***Critical Step : Lay dredged chicken pieces on wire rack & let rest 20-30 minutes, until flour coating appears to be moist. This is what makes the crispest crust.