There’s something magical about fried chicken. Each bite is the perfect balance of salty, crunchy skin and juicy, tender chicken. If your mouth is already watering, we can help. Learn how to make tender buttermilk fried chicken, Kentucky or Korean-style chicken right at home with one of our easy recipes.
Buttermilk Fried Chicken Drumsticks
Finger-licken’ chicken can be made right at home with this easy and fast recipe. Buttermilk and mustard coat each drum in tangy flavour while the cornflake and herb crust deliver the ultimate crunchy coating.
Extra-Crispy Fried Chicken
Pre-roasting your bird means you’ll never end up with raw or undercooked chicken. Plus you can infuse your chicken with herbs and spices ahead of frying, delivering even more flavour to each bite.
Chicken and Waffles
If you’re going to take the time to make fried chicken, why not go all out and whip up a batch of waffles as well. Southern comfort food at it’s finest.
Fried Chicken with Dill Salt
Pickle lovers will delight in this dill-icious recipe that starts with a buttermilk and pickle juice brine and finishes with a sprinkling of flavourful dill salt on the freshly fried chicken.
What’s Ina Garten’s secret to juicy fried chicken? She first fries and then bakes her chicken to perfection in this finger-lickin’ good recipe.
Lemon Fried Chicken
Give your chicken a touch of Japanese flavour by frying it tasty tempura batter. Lemon juice tenderizes your chicken pieces and gives it a fresh, bright flavour.
Chicken with Cole Slaw
If you are looking for an extra-crispy coating, this recipe is for you! Corn flakes and Parmesan give this oven-baked chicken a scrumptious crunch with every juicy bite.
Skillet-Fried Buttermilk Chicken
How do you make fried chicken even better? Coat it in a sticky, honey and Sriracha sauce. This spicy-sweet coating is a little messy but a totally addictive addition to fried chicken or wings.
The Pioneer Woman’s Chicken Nuggets
If you’re looking for a quick fried chicken fix, whip up a batch of crunchy golden nuggets. Simple seasoning gives you a crispy, flavourful breading your family will adore.
Texas-Style Fried Chicken
Make authentic Texas-style fried chicken with this tasty recipe that includes sweet, spicy and acidic chicken sauce.
Hippie Fried Chicken
A transplanted Texan puts her own Caribbean-influenced twist on southern fried chicken and delights the patrons at her Tofino, B.C. restaurant.
The Pioneer Woman’s Fried Chicken
Take a cue from Ree Drummond’s mom and marinate your chicken for a full 24 hours to give it an extra bit of tenderness. Like your chicken with extra heat? Add a dash of cayenne pepper for breading with bite.
Confit Five-Spiced Fried Chicken
A pungent mix of cinnamon, cloves, fennel, star anise and szechuan peppercorns gives this chicken an amazing aroma with each bite.
Buttermilk Waffles with Fried Chicken Tenders
The buttermilk in this recipe makes everything more tender. Drizzle either maple syrup, hot sauce or even honey for the finishing touch.
Fried Chicken in a Basket
The basket is optional, but if you’re looking to recreate the Colonel’s crispy chicken at home, a casual presentation will help. While there isn’t 11 herbs and spices in this recipe, paprika, mustard and garlic powder bring flavour to the crispy coating while the 12-hour buttermilk bath ensures tender morsels of meat in every bite.
Alex Guarnaschelli's Fried Chicken
What makes Alex Guarnaschelli’s chicken special? Well the Iron Chef America alum has a simple yet stunning recipe that includes shaking your chicken in a brown paper bag. We’re in!
Fried Chicken and Wild Rice Waffles
Need to feed a crowd? This sweet and spicy recipe turns leftover wild rice and two whole chickens into an indulgent breakfast. Be sure to brine your chicken the night before, so you just have to dredge and fry while your whole wheat and rice waffles cook in the waffle iron.
Fried Chicken with Ancho Honey
Take your fried chicken to the next level with a sweet, sticky and spicy sauce.