Soulful Meal with Candy Yams, Mac and Cheese, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Cornbread, and Green Beans

Hey y’all! Today, we’re diving into the kitchen to create a soulful and delicious meal that includes candy yams, mac and cheese, buttermilk fried chicken, cornbread, and green beans. This feast is a labor of love, so if you’re making it for your family, they better be doing something special for you afterward because it’s going to be worth it!

Buttermilk Fried Chicken:

  1. Start by cleaning your chicken with water, vinegar, and lime.
  2. Season generously with Maggi seasoning, bouillon, garlic, ginger powder, black pepper, rosemary, sage, and thyme.
  3. Crush fresh garlic, sage, and thyme, add to buttermilk along with a dash of hot sauce.
  4. Marinate the chicken in the buttermilk mixture, cover, and refrigerate overnight for maximum flavor.
  5. Dredge the chicken in a mixture of flour, starch, cajun seasoning, salt, garlic powder, and white pepper.
  6. Fry the chicken until golden brown and crispy.

Candy Yams:

  1. Peel and cut sweet potatoes into half-inch rounds.
  2. In a hot pan, melt butter and add brown sugar. Caramelize for 3 minutes.
  3. Add cinnamon, fresh ginger, nutmeg, and a capful of vanilla extract.
  4. Stir in sweet potatoes and let them simmer for 45 minutes without adding water.

Mac and Cheese:

  1. Cook noodles in chicken broth for extra flavor.
  2. Make a roux with butter, flour, and evaporated milk.
  3. Season with cajun seasoning, hot sauce, garlic powder, and black pepper.
  4. Add sharp cheddar cheese to the roux.
  5. Mix in cooked noodles, transfer to a baking dish, and top with more sharp cheddar.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes.

Green Beans:

  1. Semi-homemade green beans with canned beans.
  2. Sauté butter, garlic, onion, cajun seasoning, and Better Than Bouillon.
  3. Simmer green beans in the seasoned mixture.

Buttermilk Cornbread:

Refer to another video for the full recipe.

Final Touch:

  1. Add a little butter to the candy yams.
  2. Serve the crunchy fried chicken, gooey mac and cheese, sweet candy yams, flavorful green beans, and buttermilk cornbread.

Enjoy this soulful spread with your loved ones! Remember, share it with someone you love, and until next time on Kamir’s Kitchen, goodbye!

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