Chicken and rice is a comfort food classic, but it won’t comfort anyone if the rice is mushy and the chicken dry. We set out to foolproof a recipe scaled for two.
The currant jam transforms into a thick, clingy glaze for the chicken.
It takes time for smoke to penetrate, which is why most pulled chicken has dried out by the time it's sufficiently smoky. We wanted plenty of smoke and tender, moist meat.
Getting scorching hot fried chicken outside of Nashville is nearly impossible. We set out to bring this sweat-inducing treat home.
Back off the mayo and bump up the seasonings for chicken salads with a creative spin.