7 Easy Fried Chicken Recipes

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7 Easy Fried Chicken Recipes

Jun 28, 2015 //

Fried chicken’s a dangerously tasty guilty pleasure, and a dish to be enjoyed in quantities as big as the heart. Mix up the way you enjoy fried chicken; maybe give it a southern-inspired twist, or try the Italian way. Bottom line is we’ve pulled together 7 superb fried chicken recipes that will fill that kitchen and your belly with some tremendously tasty comfort food.

1. Homemade Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Don’t settle for a shameful lame bucket of fried badness from KFC; make your own magic with this homemade recipe.


  • 1 cut up fryer chicken
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup instant mashed potato flakes
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. seasoned salt
  • Cooking oil

And let’s get down to business on what we’re going to need to mix up that gravy:

  • 4 Tbs. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 ½ cup of water

*Note: if you find yourself so inclined add in some salt and pepper to taste

See the recipe via recipe4living.com for preparation guidelines.

2. Mexican Fried Chicken

Let’s crank up the spice thermometer with this recipe that gathers its inspiration from south of the border!


  • 3lb cut up fryer chicken
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup corn meal
  • 3/4 oz. pkg. chili seasoning mix
  • Vegetable oil

See the full recipe at recipe4living.com.

3. Fried Chicken Salad With Buttermilk-Herb Dressing

While this fried chicken salad recipe still isn’t as healthy as a traditional Caesar or Cobb salad, it’s definitely healthier than fried chicken enjoyed alone and also comes together for a nice finish with some ranch-style dressing.


  • 2 ears of shucked corn
  • 3 halved artichoke hearts
  • 1/2 red onion then cut into ¼ inch thick rings
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt and Black Pepper to taste
  • 1 lb. boneless and skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch strips
  • 1 ¼ cups homemade buttermilk
  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 5 cups mixed green and red leaf lettuces
  • 1 cup mixed yellow and red grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup arugula leaves
  • 1 red pepper-roasted, peeled, seeded, and cut into ¼ inch slices

See emerils.com for the rest of the recipe, and preparation guidelines.

4. Oven Fried Chicken Alla Milanese

This dish is quite popular back over in Italy, and a must-try for those of you out there looking to expand upon your worldly culinary horizons!


  • 4 thin chicken breasts
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • Salt, black pepper, and/or rosemary to taste
  • 8 teaspoons olive oil

Go to ortensiablu.com for the rest of the recipe, and preparation guidelines!

5. Japanese Fried Chicken

Let’s keep on the same train, and continue to reach out and touch further corners of the globe by tasting this Japanese fried chicken!


  • 1 lb. boneless skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp. grated ginger
  • 1 clove grated garlic
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. sake
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup potato starch

See norecipes.com for the rest of the recipe, and preparation guidelines.

6. Maple-Mustard Baked Chicken

This maple-mustard baked chicken will bring smiles to you dinner guests' faces with its perfect balance of sweetness from the syrup and spiciness from the Dijon mustard.


  • 3 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp. peanut oil (canola optional)
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 lbs. bone in, skinless chicken pieces
  • 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs

Get the rest of the recipe at eatingwell.com!

7. Oven Fried Chicken Tenders with Five-Spice BBQ Sauce

This fried chicken tenders recipe beautifully incorporates a wide reaching flavor variety with sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and savory aromas through the recipe’s call for Chinese five-spice powder. Your tasting palette is sure to be entertained just a few bites into this dish!


  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp. sesame seeds
  • 1 lg. egg white
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 lb. chicken-breast tenders
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1.5 tsp. cider vinegar
  • 1.5 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

See the recipe and preparation guidelines at delish.com!

Matt Staff

Matt’s a fiery spirited, ginormous red head with an insatiable appetite to challenge you to reassess your lifestyle choices through reading relatable prose, and adept-non-condescending advice, that almost make you feel as if you're at a pub talking life with the guy.

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