Traeger Kitchen


Kansas City Hot Fried Chicken

Prep Time

1 Hours

Cook Time

25 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Mesquite

"Show me" an AL Champion-- The taste of victory in KC, home of legendary BBQ, has never been sweet. We're ranting and raving for this fried chicken, it will rile up your taste buds as much as the pine tar incident did George Brett.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 Whole Chicken, cut into pieces

  • 1 1/2 Cup buttermilk

  • 2 Tablespoon hot sauce

  • 4 Cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 Teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/2 Tablespoon red pepper flakes

  • 12 Ounce uncooked bacon, chopped

  • vegetable oil

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set temperature to 180℉ (75 C) and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Smoke the 4 pieces of chicken for about 10 min.
    Grill180 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 1 Whole Chicken, cut into pieces

  • 3

    Mix buttermilk and hot sauce together in a large bowl, keep mixture ultra chilled.
    Ingredients
    • 1 1/2 Cup buttermilk

    • 2 Tablespoon hot sauce

  • 4

    In a separate bowl, mix the dry ingredients and bacon together, set aside.
    Ingredients
    • 4 Cup all-purpose flour

    • 1 Teaspoon salt

    • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

    • 1/2 Tablespoon red pepper flakes

    • 12 Ounce uncooked bacon, chopped

  • 5

    Remove chicken and place in ice-cold buttermilk mixture for about an hour in the refrigerator.
  • 6

    Heat Vegetable Oil in a frying pan to 370℉ (195 C).
    Ingredients
    • As Needed vegetable oil

  • 7

    Remove chicken from the liquid and batter it in dry ingredient mixture, drop into frying oil for about 10-15 minutes.
  • 8

    Serve with pickled hot peppers. Enjoy!

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