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Spicy Southern fried chicken burger


  • Combine the onion and garlic powders with the paprika, flour, cayenne and ground pepper. Then split the mixture between two large bowls.
  • In a third bowl, mix the buttermilk with the Tabasco.
  • Dip a chicken thigh into one of the bowls of flour, then in the buttermilk and finally into the fresh bowl of flour until well coated. Repeat the process.
  • Heat the oil in a sauté (or heavy-bottomed deep) pan to about 180°C and fry the chicken until golden brown on both sides, being careful not to over crowd the pan. Then drain on kitchen paper towels.
  • Mix together the mayonnaise and chopped chipotle peppers to taste. Set aside.
  • Cook the bacon with oil sprayed bread on a lightly oiled ridged grill (or BBQ).
  • Then smear the grilled bread with the mayonnaise and top with lettuce, tomato, chicken, bacon and another piece of grilled bread.


  • ½-1 tbsp onion powder
  • ½-1 tbsp garlic powder
  • ½-1 tbsp smoked (or plain) paprika
  • 4 cups plain flour
  • 2 tspn cayenne
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp Tabasco
  • 8 boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2-3 chipotle peppers in Adobo, chopped
  • Turkish bread, cut into squares & then through the middle
  • olive oil spray
  • 4 rashers streaky bacon
  • inner leaves of 2 cos lettuces
  • 2 ripe red tomatoes, sliced

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