A selection of the most delectable fried chicken recipes, there’s a recipe perfect for any occasion! Baked, deep fried, sweet, savory, we’ve got them all!
Who loves that good homestyle Southern 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.
Fried chicken has sure changed over the years, hasn’t it? I remember the days you’d have grease and chicken juices running down your hands and the biggest smile on your face. Now, however, you have the AIR FRYER. Whoever invented this amazing appliance was on to something. No more grease but still all the chicken juices!
Fried chicken isn’t just a dinner recipe any longer. There are hundreds of variations out there. From classic versions to more extreme recipes with unique seasonings, they are all worth trying at least once. What do you pair fried chicken with to complete a meal? We have a few options like Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole or Honey Cornbread. A great veggie side would be perfect as well.
Now that we are all hungry and searching for a great chicken recipe for dinner, here are 20 delectable fried chicken 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.
20 Delectable Fried Chicken Recipes
- Copycat KFC Fried Chicken
- Nashville Hot Chicken
- Pancake Batter Chicken Bites
- Korean Fried Chicken
- Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets
- Sweet Tea Fried Chicken
- Japanese Fried Chicken
- Crispy Chicken Stix
- Southern Fried Chicken
- Baked Fried Chicken
- Lemon Pepper Wings (recipe below!)
- Buttermilk Fried Chicken
- Copycat Chili’s Chicken Crispers
- Baked Popcorn Chicken
- Crispy Coconut Chicken Strips
- Jamaican Fried Chicken
- Hot Asian Chicken Wings
- Spicy Fried Chicken with Mango Hot Sauce
- Fried Chinese Orange Chicken
- Fried Buffalo Wings
These lemon pepper wings have just a handful of ingredients but are big on flavor! Chicken wings are coated in seasoned flour, deep fried to a golden brown and brushed with an irresistible lemon pepper butter. Serve these wings as is, or with a side of ranch for dipping. You’ll want to buy wings that are already cut into segments for this recipe, my store calls them party wings. These lemon pepper chicken wings are the perfect appetizer, game day snack or dinner option!
Lemon Pepper Wings
These lemon pepper wings are super crispy and brushed with the most amazing sauce!
- 3 lbs chicken wings cut into sections (sometimes called party wings at the store)
- 1 cup flour
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning
- 1/4 cup butter melted
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
- oil for frying
Place the flour in a bowl and season with the salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
Place the chicken wings in the bowl; gently toss to coat with flour mixture.
Heat 4 inches of oil in a large pot to 350 degrees F.
Add the chicken wings to the pot in batches of about 6-8 wings. Fry for 12-15 minutes or until wings are deep golden brown and cooked through. Repeat with remaining wings.
In a small bowl, combine the butter and lemon pepper seasoning. Drizzle over chicken wings and toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.