Honey Butter Fried Chicken

How To Make Honey Butter Fried Chicken

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 36 minutes
Total Time 41 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 450kcal


Fried Chicken:

  • 2 lbs bone-in chicken
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 4 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste

Honey Butter Sauce:

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • pinch of red crushed pepper
  • 2-3 dried red chilies optional
  • salt to taste


  • In a large bowl, combine the water and salt.
  • Place the chicken in the bowl and refrigerate for a minimum of one hour.
  • Using a paper towel, pat dry the chicken and let it come to room temperature.
  • In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, cornstarch, granulated garlic, onion powder, paprika, eggs, a pinch of salt, and pepper to taste.
  • Place the chicken in the flour-egg mixture and let it sit for about 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Fry the chicken for 8-10 minutes on each side.
  • Bake the chicken in the oven for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked through.
  • To make the honey butter sauce, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • Add the honey, dried chilies, and red crushed pepper. Stir and season with salt.
  • Let the sauce thicken and then place the crispy chicken in the skillet and coat with the honey butter sauce.
  • Serve with warm butter biscuits and enjoy!
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