Corruption Seasoning Recipe Mix (As Seen on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives)!
Uncle Lou’s Fried Chicken has a not-so secret seasoning salt. They call it Corruption, and according to Uncle Lou himself, “One taste and you’ll be corrupted!”. If that isn’t an enticing tagline, I don’t know what is.
Furthermore, I have a running theory that the best chicken joints are in strip malls, and Uncle Lou’s fits that description to a T! This is some down home southern cooking, with the hospitality to boot, so put on your best Southern Drawl, and read below for how to make this seasoning! But first…:
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The Recipe (Adapted From T.V.):
Mix In A Bowl
|Garlic Powder||2 Tbsp|
|Mild Chili Powder||2 Tbsp|
|Onion Powder||1 Tbsp|
|Celery Salt||1 Tsp|
|Lemon Pepper||1 Tsp|
|Hickory Smoke Seasoning||1/2 Tsp|
Importantly, if you want a delicious seasoned salt without going to the store, I recommend you buy Johnny’s Seasoning Salt to spice up your kitchen!
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Generally, in my experience, these ingredients are best utilized as a dry rub before frying or cooking your meats. A quick aside, this rub is great for pork as well as an excellent poultry seasoning!
However, you could also do what Uncle Lou does, and season your chicken, your flour, and your chicken right out of the fryer! The result? Just look at this photo:
Additionally, if you want to make this chicken dish as authentic as they make it in Memphis, TN, then you’ll want to buy some Uncle Lou’s Sweet and Spicy Love Sauce to combine it with!
Believe me when I say that you can’t go wrong with this combination!Since the sauce is essentially the Corruption Seasoning in liquid form, you’ll end up with a seductively balanced mixture that will melt your heart. But, don’t just take my word for it, try it for yourself and let me know how you like it here or on Pinterest, I’m The Chicken Wings Blog (give me a follow for all of my weekly recipes).
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Finally, you can also buy Uncle Lou’s Corruption Seasoning directly on his web-store here. Support this man in all he does, because his attitude towards life makes all of our existence better!
Corruption Seasoning Mix Recipe, Uncle Lou’s Fried Chicken
- 2 Tbsp Garlic Powder
- 2 Tbsp Mild Chili Powder
- 2 Tbsp Salt
- 1 Tbsp Paprika
- 1 Tbsp Onion Powder
- 1 Tsp Celery Salt
- 1 Tsp Sugar
- 1 Tsp Lemon Pepper
- 1/2 Tsp Hickory Smoke Seasoning
- Simply mix all of these ingredients in a bowl, until well blended, then label and store with your other spices!