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Honey Fried Chicken

Honey Fried Chicken


  • 3 pounds cut-up chicken
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 to 1 cup buttermilk baking mix
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil


  1. Coat chicken with honey; set aside.
  2. Combine buttermilk baking mix, mustard, paprika, salt and pepper in a shallow dish; dredge chicken in mixture.
  3. Heat 1/2 inch oil to 375 degrees F in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
  4. Carefully place chicken in hot oil and cook about 5 minutes or until underside of chicken is golden; turn chicken pieces and cook about 5 minutes, turning as needed. Reduce heat to low and cook 15 to 20 minutes more or until juices run clear.
  5. Remove chicken; drain on paper towels.

Serves 4-6.

Tip: Chicken can be browned in hot oil, placed on baking sheet and baked at 350 degrees F for 25 to 35 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): National Honey Board

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