Firecracker Fried Chicken Drumsticks Recipe
Drumsticks are marinated in hot sauce overnight, then coated in seasoned cornmeal and fried.
If you have trouble with the breading, it's best to make sure that your oil is very hot. I just got a deep fryer and find it is better to cook them in there. If the breading is still falling off make sure that when you pull the chicken from the hot sauce that you make sure it isn't dripping wet. Let it quit dripping if you have to. Then make sure the flour mixture coats the chicken very well. Oher than that, I don't know why the breading would fall off. next time you make it and kids have some, try cutting them up into strips. That's the way I have made them from day one. And I always marinate them overnight. The longer the better. Thanks for trying the recipe.
I made this for my husband who loves drumsticks and his comment was that he prefers the flour breadding over the corn meal that this one uses. Also, both my husband and son said that it wasn't spicy enough. I only gave 3 stars because with a name like Firecracker Fried Chicken I expected it to have a "pop" and it did not. I don't think it is a bad recipe, just not what we expected and our taste.
Wow! These were tastey. I cut up some chicken breasts before church and covered them with Franks hot wing sauce and placed in the fridge. When I got home I only had to batter the strips and fry. I didn't use very much oil and cooked about 5-7 minutes each side. These had a WONDERFUL taste. These are easy to make and much cheaper than the strips from Tyson. This will become one of our regulars. Thanks for the recipe!
great, thank you for showing me a different way to make fry chicken.
Better than my fav Popeyes!! I used Datil, Habanero and Cayenne pepper sauce as my marinade...Marinated for 12 hours and my chicken legs were spicy and fantastic...The Datil added an exotic flavor too...Thanks for the recipe...
One word, "YUM". That's what everyone said when my husband made this recipe. It was so easy and really good. I can't wait 'til the next time he makes it. Thanks for your recipe, Tisha.
This chicken was relatively easy to make despite the fact that I didn't have any hot sauce, so I made my own with tomato sauce and spices; and I had to skin the chicken for my husband (which is harder than it sounds). I have one question though: the nutrition facts given in a side bar for this recipe state 175.1g fat PER SERVING...is this accurate or is that a typo?!?!?!
Great recipe, but I did add a few things to make it a bit more spicier for my taste. This is a great dish for those that want something different.