fried chicken gizzards

fried chicken gizzards

We southern girls & guys just love us some fried chicken gizzards. My husband Roy is from Mississippi and he just loves some down home deep fried chicken gizzards. This is just plain goodness. Enjoy these crunchy, smokey & tasty bites of the south. Cooking with Passion, sw:)


1 lb chicken gizzards, cleaned **or chicken livers**

1 c whole milk buttermilk

2 Tbsp your favorite hot sauce**i used sriracha**

2 tsp everglades seasoning**or favorite seasoning salt**


1 c self rising flour

1 Tbsp everglades seasoning**or favorite seasoning salt more or less**

2 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp black pepper


1. marinate chicken gizzards in ingredients 2-4 for 8-12 hours.** i prefer overnight, the buttermilk will help tenderize the gizzards**

2. drain chicken livers. in a mixing combine all the breading ingredients. place breader in in mixing bowl or bag. bread chicken gizzards...make sure you coat the gizzards evenly

3. heat deep fryer to 320 degrees. deep fry for 4-6 minutes or until golden brown. gizzards cook fast. drain on paper towels

4. plate up and serve with your favorite hot sauce! **if you wish, you can simmer the chicken gizzards in some water with a little salt, garlic powder & hot sauce for 10-15 minutes. cool, bread then fry**

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