If you have seen any food magazines lately or watched food-related TV, you have probably seen something called Nashville hot chicken. Hot chicken is a fried chicken that is then basted with a combination of spices and fat to give it a unique and delicious flavor. Hot chicken is a staple food of the Nashville area, and its popularity has grown in the last few years. It's gotten so popular as of late that Kentucky Fried Chicken was offering up a hot chicken, and even up here in Minnesota. we're getting in on the craze. One of our local restaurants, Revival, is serving hot chicken. Traditionally, hot chicken is served with white bread and sliced pickles, and washed down with sweet tea. When I first saw a recipe for hot chicken, my immediate thought was to make it with squirrel.