Hot chicken

chicken dish from Nashville, Tennessee, US; bone-in chicken pieces, marinated in a water-based blend of seasoning, floured, fried, sauced using a paste with cayenne pepper, served on slices of white bread with pickle chips

Hot chicken, also known as Nashville hot chicken, is a type of fried chicken. It is a specialty of Nashville, Tennessee. In typical preparation, it is pieces of breast, thigh, leg or wing. The pieces are marinated in a water-based blend of seasoning, floured. They are prepared with a sauce with cayenne pepper.

Hot chicken is often served with white bread and pickles. There are many restaurants in Nashville that serve their own versions of the dish. Its popularity has spread outside the Southern United States.

In 2016, KFC began serving hot chicken in its restaurants across the United States.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "KFC Introduces Nashville Hot Chicken". Time. Retrieved December 16, 2016.