Honey Pecan Fried Chicken
  • 1/2 c. honey
  • 2 tbsp. wine vinegar
  • 3 to 3 1/2 lbs. chicken, cut into serving size
  • 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. whole wheat flour
  • 3 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt and pepper
  • Glaze:
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  1. In glass or stainless steel bowl combine honey, vinegar and chicken pieces. Toss to coat. Marinate at least 2 hours. Combine the flours and the cayenne pepper. In large frying pan heat the oil to about 325 degrees (medium-high heat). Remove chicken from the marinade and drain on paper towels. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper then dredge in flour mixture. Add to oil turning twice until well browned and tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. For glaze: Simmer butter and honey just till melted. Drizzle over chicken. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.