Combine all the ingredients for the brine.
Add all the chicken into a refrigerator safe bowl, then pour in the brine.
Refrigerate the chicken overnight.
Next, drain the brine, then pour the hot sauce all over the chicken.
Next season the chicken with salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.
Sprinkle the waffle mix into a paper or plastic bag, along with the self rising flour.
Coat the chicken with the waffle mix/ and flour mixture.
Let the chicken sit for 10 minutes.
Pour the oil into a large frying pan, and heat over medium heat.
Once the oil is hot, start adding in the chicken.
Be sure not to overcrowd the pan!
Fry each side of the chicken for about 7 minutes, then turn over.
Cook the chicken until it's completely done, and golden brown.
Place the chicken on a paper towel lined plate.
Serve and enjoy!