27 Truly Divine Incarnations Of Fried Chicken

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Like a crispy golden-brown phoenix, the chicken spreads it wings and rises from the oil of rebirth.

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1. Fried Chicken Biscuit

Fried Chicken Biscuit

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bonappetit.com

O TO BE HUGGED BY TWO BISCUITS AT ONCE. Get the recipe.

2. Ramen-Crusted Fried Chicken

Ramen-Crusted Fried Chicken

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seriouseats.com

Dare to dream. Get the recipe.

3. Crispy Chicken Stix

Crispy Chicken Stix

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thecozyapron.com

I’m sorry, French fries, but we’re letting you go. You know, restructuring. Get the recipe.

4. Michael Ruhlman’s Rosemary-Brined Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Michael Ruhlman's Rosemary-Brined Buttermilk Fried Chicken

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food52.com

A really solid recipe for classic fried chicken that has tons of flavor without too many steps. Get the recipe.

5. Fried Chicken Sandwiches with Slaw & Spicy Mayo

Fried Chicken Sandwiches with Slaw & Spicy Mayo

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bonappetit.com

Why do we even HAVE other kinds of sandwiches? Get the recipe.

6. Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken

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thetarttart.com

The only thing better than fried chicken is fried chicken covered in amazing spicy-sweet sauce. Get the recipe.

7. Nashville-Style Hot Chicken

Nashville-Style Hot Chicken

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bonappetit.com

Once you marinate fried chicken in an entire bottle’s-worth of hot sauce, you’ll never do it any other way again. Get the recipe.

8. Hot & Crunchy Chicken Cones

Hot & Crunchy Chicken Cones

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foodandwine.com

Make these if for no other reason than to say that recipe name out loud. Get the recipe.

9. Sweet Tea Oven-Fried Chicken

Sweet Tea Oven-Fried Chicken

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dessertfortwo.com

Important to know: “Oven-fried” does NOT mean it’s baked instead of fried. It means it’s fried, in the oven. Oh, also marinated in sweet tea and double-battered. Get the recipe.

10. Golden Fried Chicken Wings

Golden Fried Chicken Wings

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kirbiecravings.com

No one doesn’t love a snackable, hand-held piece of fried chicken. Get the recipe.

11. Fried Chicken Tacos

Fried Chicken Tacos

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foodandwine.com

Good guac not optional. Get the recipe.

12. Tori Kara-Age

Tori Kara-Age

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bonappetit.com

Pronounced KAR-ah AH-gay, aka delightful Japanese popcorn chicken. Get the recipe.

13. Fried Chicken Corn Dogs

Fried Chicken Corn Dogs

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foodnetwork.com

Why didn’t anyone TELL me you could do this??? Get the recipe.

14. Chicken Schnitzel

Chicken Schnitzel

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whatsgabycooking.com

Chicken breasts are often problematically dry; pounding them super-thin and frying them quickly is a great way to avoid that. Get the recipe.

15. Northern (Kosher) Fried Chicken

Northern (Kosher) Fried Chicken

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Steve Hill / Blue Ribbon

Surely the Chosen should also be able to enjoy a buttermilk-free version of the greatest poultry preparation known to man. These super-crispy matzo-centric recipe from the bright fellows at Blue Ribbon does the job. Get the recipe.

16. Deep Fried Buffalo Chicken Skewers

Deep Fried Buffalo Chicken Skewers

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seriouseats.com

I’m not sure what else you need to know about this. Get the recipe.

17. Fried Chicken & Bacon-Scallion Waffle Sandwich

Fried Chicken & Bacon-Scallion Waffle Sandwich

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thecandidappetite.com

BLT’s are for losers, it’s all about the FCBWLT. Get the recipe.

18. Double-Fried Chicken With Lemons & Jalapeños

Double-Fried Chicken With Lemons & Jalapeños

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seriouseats.com

Why fry once when you can do it twice? Get the recipe.

19. Pecan-Crusted Chicken with Mustard Sauce

Pecan-Crusted Chicken with Mustard Sauce

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foodandwine.com

A neat way to get a super-crispy crust. Get the recipe.

20. Chicken-Fried Chicken & Pickled Pepper Sandwich

Chicken-Fried Chicken & Pickled Pepper Sandwich

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chow.com

I’m gonna confess right up front that I have no idea what chicken-fried chicken is, but hot damn do I aim to find out. Get the recipe.

21. Chicken 65 (South Indian Style Fried Chicken)

Chicken 65 (South Indian Style Fried Chicken)

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thetiffinbox.ca

Saucy, spicy, sassy. Get the recipe.

22. Chipotle Popcorn Chicken

Chipotle Popcorn Chicken

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foodrepublic.com

Now that’s my kind of movie snack. Get the recipe.

23. Pint-Size Chicken ‘n’ Waffles

Pint-Size Chicken 'n' Waffles

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hungrygirlporvida.com

A truly killer app. Get the recipe.

24. Coconut Fried Chicken

Coconut Fried Chicken

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marcussamuelsson.com

Not sure what kind of voodoo effect is produced by marinating the chicken in coffee and sautéing it in coconut milk, but it can’t HURT. Get the recipe.

25. Fried Chicken Parmesan Burgers

Fried Chicken Parmesan Burgers

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nlrockrecipes.com

The recipe includes DIY herb buns, but that’s optional extra credit. Get the recipe.

26. Fried Chicken & Waffle Grilled Cheese

Fried Chicken & Waffle Grilled Cheese

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tastespotting.com

To eat this is to know a deep, deep mystery. Get the recipe.

27. Chicken ‘n’ Waffles Cupcakes

Chicken 'n' Waffles Cupcakes

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runwaychef.com

Go forth, with one of these in each hand, and prosper. Get the recipe.

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