Southern Fried Gizzard recipe - chicken gizzards are marinated in a spicy bath of buttermilk and hot sauce and are battered in a seasoned flour and fried to golden brown perfection.
Course Main Course
Keyword chicken, classic recipe, comfort food
Prep Time 1hour30minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 1hour50minutes
Author Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes
1 ¼cupself rising flour
1tablespoonplus 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
1 ½teaspoonsblack pepper
½teaspoonground garlic powder
Oil for frying
Start by trimming the excess fat and gristle from the chicken gizzards.
Add buttermilk and hot sauce to a plastic storage bag and shake to combine. Add gizzards to bag and allow to marinate for 1-2 hours.
To a large bag, add flour, seasoned salt, black pepper, garlic powder, cayenne and paprika and whisk until combined.
Once gizzards are done soaking, add gizzards a few at a time to seasoned flour bag and shake to evenly coat then place them on a parchment lined baking sheet. Place in refrigerator for 20 minutes to set flour.
Heat oil over medium high heat. Make sure oil is at least 2-3 inches tall.
Fry until golden brown then drain on paper towels.