Nashville Hot Chicken Recipes – A Tennessee Favorite!

Nashville Hot Chicken recipes are a Tennessee local favorite that puts fried chicken on a new level – especially for your taste buds! Check out this collection of tasty recipes to add a bit of local fire to your meal plan!

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Nashville Hot Chicken recipes are a Tennessee local favorite that puts fried chicken on a new level - especially for your taste buds! Check out this collection of tasty recipes to add a bit of local fire to your meal plan!

As the books tell it, Nashville Hot Chicken came about as revenge of a woman who wanted to put her cheating man in place. Unfortunately, for her, it backfired and he loved it. Today, it’s one of the most popular foods in the State of Tennessee and loved by people all around the world. I wonder who feels like the winner in that deal?

To celebrate my love for all things Tennessee, I thought I would share some of the tastiest recipes from some of my favorite bloggers. They each have added their own twist on the classic southern hot chicken recipe and I’m sure you’ll love all of them!

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Grandbaby Cakes adds an extra coating of hot spiced glaze to make this ULTIMATE Nashville Hot Chicken recipe! Whew — can you feel the heat?!

Grandbaby Cakes adds an extra coating of hot spiced glaze to make this ULTIMATE Nashville Hot Chicken recipe! Whew -- can you feel the heat?!

This Airfryer Nashville Hot Chicken version from Lana’s Cooking is just as fiery as the traditional with no messy stovetop frying!

This Airfryer Nashville Hot Chicken version from Lana's Cooking is just as fiery as the traditional with no messy stovetop frying!

Little Sunny’s Kitchen gives us a Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich recipe that offers moist, flavorful chicken served on a brioche bun with creamy coleslaw, mayonnaise, and bread and butter pickles. Yum!


Hot wings are one of the top foods on my favorites list. This Nashville Hot Wings recipe from Cocktails and Appetizers includes a secret shortcut that results in perfectly crispy wings with lots of bold flavor!

Hot wings are one of the top foods on my favorites list. This Nashville Hot Wings recipe from Cocktails and Appetizers includes a secret shortcut that results in perfectly crispy wings with lots of bold flavor!

This Nashville Hot Chicken Chili from Sorey Fitness is spicy, hearty, and a family-favorite on a chilly night! Packed with cannelloni, chili, and kidney beans – it’s full of fiber while staying low calorie!

This Nashville Hot Chicken Chili from Sorey Fitness is spicy, hearty, and a family-favorite on a chilly night! Packed with cannelloni, chili, and kidney beans – it’s full of fiber while staying low calorie!

These KFC-inspired Nashville Chicken Tenders from The Feathered Nester are HOT!

These KFC-inspired Nashville Chicken Tenders from The Feathered Nester are HOT!

Casual Epicure’s Nashville Hot Honey Chicken Sliders are a tasty meal that the entire family will love!

Casual Epicure's Nashville Hot Honey Chicken Sliders are a tasty meal that the entire family will love!

Don’t knock it ’til ya try it — that’s one of my many mottos! It rings true for these Air Fryer Nashville-Style Hot Chicken and Waffles from Real Food with Sarah.

Don't knock it 'til ya try it -- that's one of my many mottos! It rings true for these Air Fryer Nashville-Style Hot Chicken and Waffles from Real Food with Sarah.

Dill slaw sets this Nashville-Style Oven Fried Hot Chicken Sandwich by A Grateful Meal apart from all the others!

Dill slaw sets this Nashville-Style Oven Fried Hot Chicken Sandwich by A Grateful Meal apart from all the others!

Crispy fried chicken wings are given the the Nashville Hot Chicken treatment in this easy recipe. This classic southern recipe is perfect for the spicy food lover in your life!

Crispy fried chicken wings are given the the Nashville Hot Chicken treatment in this easy recipe. This classic southern recipe is perfect for the spicy food lover in your life!

Air Fryer Nashville hot chicken is made so easy in the Air Fryer without deep-frying! Brushed with Nashville’s iconic homemade hot sauce, and served with pickles and thick slices of bread.

Air Fryer Nashville hot chicken is made so easy in the Air Fryer without deep-frying! Brushed with Nashville’s iconic homemade hot sauce, and served with pickles and thick slices of bread.

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Nashville Hot Chicken recipes are a Tennessee local favorite that puts fried chicken on a new level - especially for your taste buds! Check out this collection of tasty recipes to add a bit of local fire to your meal plan!

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