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Spicy Fried Chicken

If you love spicy, this is the recipe for you! Crispy fried chicken with a kick of heat and tons of flavor, it's a perfect fried chicken recipe to add to your cookbook.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, comfort food, Southern/ Soul Food
Keyword Spicy Fried Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • Deep Fryer or Deep Frying Pan


  • 2 1/2 - 3 lbs chicken I used wings
  • 1 1/2 cup self rising flour
  • 1/2 cup mild hot sauce
  • 2 tsp creole seasoning or seasoning salt
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • enough oil to deep fry


  • Make sure the chicken is nice and clean before anything. Then drizzle the hot sauce all over the chicken then set the chicken to the side.
  • Preheat the oil to 350-360 F.
  • Now grab a large freezer bag, and add in the flour, seasonings, and herbs. Shake the bag to ensure that everything is well mixed.
  • Start tossing the chicken into the seasoning flour, close the bag, then shake. Make sure the chicken is well coated, then remove it from the flour.
  • Once the oil is nice and hot, start adding in the chicken. Be sure not to over crowd the fryer/ pan!
  • Fry the chicken until it's golden brown, and fully cooked.
  • Serve and enjoy with your favorite sides.