It’s hard to believe that something as simple as fried chicken could be so delicious and unique, but these recipes will show you how wrong you are. From Asian-inspired flavors to classic Southern recipes, there’s something for everyone on this list. So get ready to fry some chicken!
1. General Tso’s Chicken
This take on a Chinese classic is crispy, sweet, and spicy all at the same time. Serve it over rice for a complete meal.
2. Nashville Hot Chicken
If you like your chicken fiery, then this recipe is for you. The key to the perfect heat level is in the coating, so don’t skimp on the spices.
3. Lemon Pepper Chicken
Lemon and pepper are a classic flavor combination that works well with chicken. This recipe is simple but delivers a big flavor.
4. Honey Garlic Chicken
Sweet, savory, and sticky, this chicken is sure to please. The key to the perfect honey garlic sauce is in the balance of flavors, so don’t be afraid to adjust the proportions to suit your taste.
5. Buffalo Chicken
This spicy chicken is perfect for game day or any time you want a hearty snack. Serve it with bleu cheese dressing and celery sticks on the side.
6. Korean Fried Chicken
Korean fried chicken is double-fried for extra crispiness and often served with a sweet and sticky sauce. You can find this dish at most Korean restaurants, but it’s also easy to make at home.
7. Orange Chicken
This take on Chinese orange chicken is slightly sweet and very easy to make. Serve it over rice or noodles for a complete meal.
8. Ranch Chicken
Ranch dressing isn’t just for dipping! This recipe uses it as a coating for chicken, resulting in juicy, flavorful meat.
9. Thai Fried Chicken
This fried chicken is infused with Thai flavors like lemongrass, ginger, and cilantro. Serve it with a dipping sauce or over rice for a complete meal.
10. Southern Fried Chicken
This is the ultimate comfort food. The key to perfect fried chicken is in the seasoning and the frying method, so be sure to follow the recipe closely. Serve it with mashed potatoes and gravy for a true Southern feast.
Whether you like your chicken spicy, sweet, or savory, there’s a recipe on this list for you. So get frying!