Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken
Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken
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  • Summary

    How does fried chicken achieve No. 1 status? Brined, boneless thighs are responsible for incredible dark-meat flavor, and the dredge technique creates an insanely crunchy coating.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds
    • 1 tablespoons brown mustard seeds
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds
    • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
    • 2/3 cup kosher salt
    • 1/3 cup sugar
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
    • 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 3 pounds), halved, quartered if large
    • Vegetable oil (for frying; about 10 cups)
    • 2 cups buttermilk
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • Kosher salt
    • Honey, flaky sea salt (such as Maldon), toasted benne or sesame seeds, hot sauce (for serving)
    • A deep-fry thermometer

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1140 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 63 g 97.05%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 49.89%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 175 mg 58.33%
    • Sodium: 15913 mg 663.02%
    • Calcium: 195 mg 19.54%
    • Potassium: 1575 mg 45%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 15 mg 83.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 81 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.61%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 66 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 8.82%
    • Vitamin C 3.24%
    • Vitamin D 0.31%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total9 oz-eq

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