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my mississippi boy's deep fried chicken gizzards

(14 ratings)
Recipe by
Sherri Williams
Crestview, FL

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:)

(14 ratings)
yield 2 -4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For my mississippi boy's deep fried chicken gizzards

  • 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

How To Make my mississippi boy's deep fried chicken gizzards

  • Gizzards marinating in buttermilk and seasonings.
    marinate chicken gizzards in ingredients 2-4 for 8-12 hours.** i prefer overnight, the buttermilk will help tenderize the gizzards**
  • Breading on chicken gizzards.
    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
  • Deep frying chicken gizzards
    heat deep fryer to 320 degrees. deep fry for 4-6 minutes or until golden brown. gizzards cook fast. drain on paper towels
  • Deep-fried gizzards on a plate.
    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**