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Honey Glaze Sweet & Spicy Fried Chicken and Buttermilk Mac & Cheese

Honey Glaze Sweet & Spicy Fried Chicken and Buttermilk Mac & Cheese


Welcome to our culinary journey where flavors dance on your palate, leaving an unforgettable symphony of taste. Today, we present our irresistible Honey Glaze Sweet & Spicy Fried Chicken paired with the creaminess of Buttermilk Mac & Cheese. This culinary masterpiece is not just a meal; it’s an experience that will elevate your dining moments to new heights.


To craft this delectable feast, you’ll need the following ingredients:

For Honey Glaze Sweet & Spicy Fried Chicken:

  • Chicken Wings: 2 lbs
  • All-Purpose Flour: 1 cup
  • Cornstarch: 1/2 cup
  • Buttermilk: 1 cup
  • Honey: 1/4 cup
  • Soy Sauce: 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Cayenne Pepper: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste
  • Vegetable Oil: For frying

For Buttermilk Mac & Cheese:

  • Elbow Macaroni: 1 lb
  • Butter: 1/2 cup
  • All-Purpose Flour: 1/4 cup
  • Whole Milk: 3 cups
  • Buttermilk: 1 cup
  • Sharp Cheddar Cheese (shredded): 2 cups
  • Monterey Jack Cheese (shredded): 1 cup
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste

Cooking Instructions

Preparing Honey Glaze Sweet & Spicy Fried Chicken:

  1. Marinate the Chicken: In a bowl, mix buttermilk, honey, soy sauce, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Add the chicken wings, ensuring they are fully coated. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Dredge in Flour Mixture: In a separate bowl, combine all-purpose flour and cornstarch. Remove chicken from the marinade, allowing excess to drip off, and dredge each piece in the flour mixture.
  3. Frying: Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or large skillet to 350°F. Fry the chicken until golden brown and crispy, about 8-10 minutes. Ensure the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  4. Glaze: In a saucepan, heat honey, and brush the glaze over the fried chicken. This will add a perfect balance of sweetness and spiciness.

Crafting Buttermilk Mac & Cheese:

  1. Cook Macaroni: Cook the elbow macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Prepare Cheese Sauce: In a saucepan, melt butter, add all-purpose flour, and whisk until a roux forms. Gradually pour in whole milk and buttermilk, stirring constantly until it thickens.
  3. Add Cheese: Reduce heat to low and stir in shredded sharp cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Combine and Serve: Mix the cooked macaroni with the cheese sauce, ensuring every piece is coated. Serve hot, with a generous portion of the Honey Glaze Sweet & Spicy Fried Chicken.


Indulge in the symphony of flavors as the sweet and spicy glaze of the fried chicken harmonizes with the creamy richness of the mac and cheese. This culinary masterpiece is not just a meal; it’s a celebration of taste and texture, making every bite a moment to savor.

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?