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nashville hot fried dove sliders

Nashville Hot Fried Dove Sliders

  • Author: Jess Pryles
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 8



8  dove breasts
1 egg
1/2 cup milk or buttermilk
Hot sauce
1 cup flour
2 Tbsp Hardcore Carnivore Red all purpose seasoning
4 cups frying oil (peanut works best)
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tsp paprika
8 slider buns, toasted
Sliced pickles


  1. In a bowl combine milk, hot sauce and egg. Whisk to incorporate. In a second bowl combine flour and seasoning.
  2. Separate the dove breast into two pieces. Dip each piece in the flour mixture, then egg wash, then flour again and shake off excess. Place onto a paper towel and repeat until everything is coated.
  3. Place oil in a small pot with high sides, and heat to 350f. Fry the dove in batches for about 5 mins until crisp. Allow the oil to return to temperature between batches. Allow the dove to drain onto a clean paper towel.
  4. Place the chili powder and paprika in a bowl, and add a cup of the frying oil. Stir, then brush the oil mixture over the cooked dove.
  5. Layer two pieces of dove onto the toasted sliders, top with pickle slices and serve. 
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Method: frying