A tasty twist to fried chicken and an awesome summer picnic food!
Recipe provided by Monin.
INGREDIENTS (2 servings):maple chicken
  • 8 chicken drumsticks(or other chicken parts, such as thighs/wings etc.)
  • 4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups Monin maple spice syrup
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • all purpose flour
  • Combine the buttermilk, syrup, salt and spices and mix well.
  • Put the chicken into a zip-top freezer bag and pour the buttermilk mixture over, getting out as much air as possible in the process. Leave to marinate for at least an hour, preferably overnight.
  • Set a deep fryer to 325°, and an oven to 350°.
    Drain the chicken of the buttermilk mixture and toss into a bowl of flour to coat, shake off excess and drop each piece into the deep fryer for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove the chicken from the fryer and place onto a sheet tray fitted with a cooling rack and insert into the oven to finish cooking for 10 minutes or until the internal temperature has reached 165°.
  • Serve with a toasted waffle and coleslaw. Serving Cost $3.22 Suggested Sell $11.99 Profit $8.77 (with a provision of 1.12 for waffle and coleslaw)
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