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Top 5 Fried Chicken Recipes

The reviews are in--and these 5 flavorful recipes get the most raves. And see below for some top tips for making perfect fried chicken from fellow members of the Allrecipes community!


1. Crispy Fried Chicken

"I've been cooking for more than 50 years and have fried chicken hundreds of times," says BARBARA11035. "But in all those years never have I fried chicken that comes even close to being as crispy, moist, and delicious."

Crispy Fried Chicken

Photo by kadek

2. Chef John's Buttermilk Fried Chicken

"I love the tangy tenderization that the buttermilk provides," says Chef John. "After the buttermilk soak, dredge the chicken pieces in seasoned flour, and fry them in hot oil until crisp and cooked."

Chef John's Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Photo by Chef John

3. Triple-Dipped Fried Chicken

"Very light and very crispy," says Angela. "We love it at our house and I've even got my mom using it!"


4. Chicken-Fried Chicken

"This is the BEST batter recipe EVER," raves EDUGATOR. "I used garlic flavored potato flakes...and it was yummy. The batter stays on so well and it just has the best flavor."

Chicken Fried Chicken

Photo by Jessica

5. Fried Chicken with Creamy Gravy

"This is a great recipe my family loved it, there weren't any leftovers," Shelly. "I finally learned how to make fried chicken!"

Fried Chicken with Creamy Gravy

Photo by acuna_matata

Top Tips for Fried Chicken
"I always add, to my seasoned flour, a couple tablespoons of cornstarch. I think it adds a little more crunch." -- Kat

"I always fry white meat first, as it cooks faster than dark, plus those are the larger pieces."
-- Sherrie4222

"Listen to the sound...when the chicken is done you will hear less frying noise, meaning the oil has fully cooked through the juices of the chicken." -- Kim357

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