Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is an American tradition. With Southern fried chicken, chicken-fried steak, and oven-fried versions, these easy recipes reveal the many faces of fried chicken -- and all will generate smiles.

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Smothered Chicken and Gravy

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Ding, ding, ding--the health-o-meter declares our improved and lighter Smothered Chicken and Gravy recipe a winner, with its flavor boost coming from spices instead of fat.

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Crispy Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... The secret's revealed! You can have oven-fried chicken that's moist on the inside and crispy, crunchy on the outside--just like pan-fried but with much less fat.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Quita's Egg Battered Fried Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

The flour mixture coating for this chicken main dish recipe is simple to make, but a purchased variety speeds the process. A liberal splash of hot pepper sauce zips up the flavor.

Green Chile Fried Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Spice up ordinary fried chicken with green chile peppers, then add hot pepper sauce to increase the heat.

Hot 'n Spicy Fried Chicken

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Add black-eyed peas or a mess of greens and lots of piping-hot cornbread.

Total: 50 mins

Crunchy Munchy Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Thanks to the cornmeal coating, the chicken stays crunchy on the outside without being fried.

Oven-Fried Ranch Chicken

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Mmm! No-muss, no-fuss, delicious chicken that's "fried" in your oven.

Total: 1 hr 50 mins

Fry Ranch Tenders

Hidden Valley®
Total: 6 hrs 30 mins
Total: 3 hrs

Paula Deen's Herb-Fried Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken Fingers with Red Eye Ketchup

Better Homes and Gardens

Kids will love this dinner, which includes all their favorites--chicken fingers, fries and ketchup.

Hot-and-Crunchy Chicken Cones

Food & Wine

Chef Way: Austin's The Mighty Cone food trailer has become famous for its Hot-and-Crunchy Cones: fried chicken coated in an ingenious mix of cornflakes, slivered almonds and sesame seeds, then wrapped in a tortilla with a mango-jalapeno slaw and a spicy ancho "paint."

Easy Way: Keep the crunch but omit the chile "paint", instead upping the amount of jalapenos in the slaw.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Buttermilk-Brined Fried Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Fried chicken has always been a family favorite. Don't be surprised by the amount of salt in the buttermilk brine. It gives the chicken great flavor.

Old-Time Fried Chicken

Midwest Living

This recipe is for classic skillet-fried chicken. It's delicious teamed with coleslaw and creamed corn.

Total: 3 hrs

Oven Fried Chicken

It's possible - crunchy, flavorful fried chicken can be healthy. Eating well does not mean having to sacrifice full flavor with this oven fried chicken recipe.

Macadamia Nut-Crusted Chicken with Honey-Mustard Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

They won't even have to stop hula dancing to indulge in this delicious chicken drummie recipe dressed in a buttery-rich macadamia nut crust.

Fried Chicken  Recipes: Take your pick!
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