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.See Popular Fried Chicken Recipes
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.
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.
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.
Spice up ordinary fried chicken with green chile peppers, then add hot pepper sauce to increase the heat.
From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Add black-eyed peas or a mess of greens and lots of piping-hot cornbread.
Thanks to the cornmeal coating, the chicken stays crunchy on the outside without being fried.
From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Mmm! No-muss, no-fuss, delicious chicken that's "fried" in your oven.
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.
Allow the chicken to marinate overnight so each piece is fully infused with Mexican spices.
Kids will love this dinner, which includes all their favorites--chicken fingers, fries and ketchup.
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.
Pan fry then bake chicken for the perfectly crispy crust. Serve this herbacious recipe with mashed or baked potatoes.
This recipe is for classic skillet-fried chicken. It's delicious teamed with coleslaw and creamed corn.