BBQ Fried Chicken


Preparation info

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Appears in

Champions of Sous Vide: A Collection of Favorite Recipes from Two Dozen Sous Vide All-Stars

Champions of Sous Vide

By Mike La Charite and Jason Logsdon

Published 2019

  • About

You haven’t lived until you’ve eaten sous vide fried chicken! You get perfectly-cooked, juicy chicken paired with a crispy and flavorful crust. The breading recipe is based on Chefsteps’ Can’t-F***-It-Up Fried Chicken, but I replaced their seasonings with one of my favorite BBQ rubs. This could work with so many different flavors!


For the Chicken

  • 3-4 lbs chicken pieces (I prefer dark meat and love the Frenched Chicken Drumsticks from Allen Brothers)
  • 2 tablespoons


For the Chicken

Preheat a sous vide bath to 150°F (65.5°C), 140°F (60°C) if using white meat. Salt the chicken pieces and seal them in a sous vide bag. Submerge and cook until past