These fabulous fried chicken recipes are the perfect options for snack time, parties and everyday dinners including chicken fingers, coconut chicken and lemon pepper wings.

With recipes such as crispy wings, spicy nuggets and Asian inspired dishes, there’s a fried chicken dish for everyone!

A collection of fabulous fried chicken recipes including buffalo chicken nuggets, fried chicken wings and sweet and sour chicken.

Who loves that good homestyle fried chicken? I know I do. Every so often I get that craving for juicy, crispy fried chicken and have to make some. Nothing comes close to it. In my opinion, homemade fried chicken is way better than what you’d get at a restaurant.

Fried chicken isn’t just a dinner recipe any longer. It is perfect for appetizers or for parties. There are classic versions and amazing recipes with unique seasonings from around the world.

Fried chicken is fantastic when infused with Asian inspired flavors like Korean fried chicken and sweet and sour chicken. Feeling a little tropical? Whip up some ultra crispy coconut chicken.

Now that we are all hungry and searching for a great chicken recipe for dinner, here are 10 recipes that are finger licking good. If you have a family favorite, I’d love for you to share it with me in the comments. I am always looking for new and interesting ways to make juicy chicken my family will love.

10 Fried Chicken Recipes

A group of fabulous fried chicken recipes including coconut chicken, chicken fingers and honey chicken.
Crispy baked chicken fingers on a plate with ranch dip.

Baked Fried Chicken

This recipe for baked fried chicken is ultra crispy chicken that’s been baked in the oven for a lighter take on the classic. This oven fried chicken will quickly become a family favorite!
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A frying pan of sweet and sour chicken with crispy chicken, pineapple, bell peppers and onions.

Sweet and Sour Chicken

This sweet and sour chicken is full of crispy chicken, fresh pineapple and bell peppers, all tossed in a sweet and savory sauce. A classic Chinese food dish that tastes even better than the take out version.
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Chicken fingers on a serving plate with a side of ranch.

Chicken Fingers

Homemade chicken fingers marinated in buttermilk with a super crispy breaded exterior. The ultimate chicken tenders!
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Coconut chicken on a plate served with a side of sweet chili sauce.

Coconut Chicken

This coconut chicken is chicken tenders rolled in a sweet and savory coating, then deep fried to golden brown perfection. A restaurant style appetizer or main course that’s super easy to make at home.
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Korean fried chicken on a serving plate topped with curly green onions.

Korean Fried Chicken

This Korean fried chicken is chicken thighs in a crispy coating that are tossed in a sweet, spicy and savory sauce. A unique meal or snack that’s totally delicious!
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A pan of crispy honey chicken garnished with green onions.

Honey Chicken

This honey chicken is crispy pieces of chicken breast that are fried to golden brown perfection, then tossed in a sweet and savory honey sauce. A homemade version of the takeout classic that tastes even better than what you would get at a restaurant!
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A plate of fried chicken wings served with ranch dip.

Fried Chicken Wings

These fried chicken wings are marinated in buttermilk, then coated in seasoned flour and deep fried to golden brown perfection. Serve your fried wings with a side of ranch for an easy and satisfying appetizer or main course.
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A tray of lemon pepper wings garnished with parsley and lemon.

Lemon Pepper Wings

These lemon pepper wings are crispy fried chicken wings brushed with lemon pepper butter. An easy appetizer or main course that’s even better than the restaurant version!
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Buffalo chicken nuggets with ranch dressing and celery sticks.

Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

These buffalo chicken nuggets are chicken breast pieces lightly battered and fried to crispy perfection, then coated in a homemade buffalo sauce. An easy and delicious snack or meal!
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Sweet chili chicken in a skillet, topped with sliced green onions.

Sweet Chili Chicken

This sweet chili chicken is battered chicken pieces that are cooked to crispy brown perfection, then tossed in sweet chili sauce. Serve over rice for a complete meal that’s even better than take out!
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What do you pair fried chicken with to complete a meal? For classic style recipe such as fried chicken wings or chicken fingers, try a loaded mashed potato casserole or honey cornbreadGreen bean bundles would be the perfect vegetable side. For Asian themed fried chicken, try homemade eggrolls or a tangy Asian slaw. If you’re serving up chicken wings, try a homemade sauce for extra kick such as creamy honey mustard sauce.

If you are ready to give your chicken an extra hit of flavor, try these fabulous recipes. They are sure to have your friends and family coming back for more!

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  1. I don’t see anywhere to leave a star rating; this recipe collection deserves five stars! I will be making all of these recipes, one new recipe a week!

  2. They all look so delicious, I can’t decide which to try first! But that honey chicken is calling my name!

  3. This is such a great collection of recipes! I don’t even know where to start, they all sound so delicious. But I’ve been needing some weeknight dinner inspo, so I really appreciate the inspiration!

  4. Any time my picky eater finds a new food, I stock the house full of it. Since she will eat fried chicken, I need to stock my Pinterest board with recipes. These all sound so amazing.

  5. 5 stars
    Thanks for this fried chicken recipe round up. I am going to try the KFC copy cat recipe first. My kids love KFC and now we can make it at home! Awesome.

  6. 5 stars
    Bookmarking this article. I will look at each and every chicken recipe. I know my family will love anything chicken but it would be nice if all agreed to try one recipe first.

  7. Fried chicken is such a comfort food. I don’t think we could ever tire of it. I’ll be sure to try a few of these recipes. I bet my family would love the popcorn chicken, something that I actually have never tried making myself.

  8. YES PLEASE! I’ve been wanting to learn different fried chicken recipes to keep things exciting for the kids! I’m sure they’re going to love these.

  9. Thanks for all of these yummy fried chicken recipes! It would be nice to put a twist to the fried chicken recipe that we’re all used to.

  10. The kids are a sucker for fried chicken but it’s not always nice to serve them the same fried chicken recipe. I really appreciate this list, I can’t wait to try the recipes that you shared!

  11. Spicy Fried Chicken with hot mango sauce sounds really good. I’d love to do some more experimenting with fried chicken!

  12. 5 stars
    You had me at “20 fried chicken recipes”. Fried chicken is proof that god loves us. Physical proof that there is a God. LOL

  13. 5 stars
    I’m SO bookmarking this! I’m a sucker for fried chicken, so I’ll be making ALL of these.