My Mississippi Boy's Deep Fried Chicken Gizzards

Sherri Williams


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:)

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15 Min
10 Min
Deep Fry


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


  • 1marinate chicken gizzards in ingredients 2-4 for 8-12 hours.** i prefer overnight, the buttermilk will help tenderize the gizzards**
  • 2drain 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
  • 3heat deep fryer to 320 degrees. deep fry for 4-6 minutes or until golden brown. gizzards cook fast. drain on paper towels
  • 4plate 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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About My Mississippi Boy's Deep Fried Chicken Gizzards

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy