Classic Fried ChickenClassic Fried Chicken – Why fix it if it isn’t broken? Please the crowd with this all-time picnic favorite. The buttermilk marinade contains tangy hot sauce, earthy paprika, and biting black pepper. As billed, this fried chicken is a classic ace.









Country Fried ChickenCountry Fried Chicken – This is one of our favorite recipes to take along on a picnic. We like to eat the chicken cold, along with a salad and watermelon. It’s a real treat!










Buttermilk Fried Chicken Buttermilk Fried Chicken – Searching around for a buttermilk fried chicken recipe, I adapted this recipe from various sources. Many recipes I found seemed to be rather dated as they called for frying the chicken in vegetable shortening.







Perfect Fried ChickenPerfect Fried Chicken
– Cook dark meat, which takes a bit longer, apart from white meat to ensure doneness. Small chickens called fryers, about 3 pounds, are tender and best for frying. Make sure to use kosher salt in this recipe; if you measure with table salt, it will be too salty.









Brined Fried ChickenBrined Fried Chicken – This recipe, from my old sous chef Mitch SuDock, makes the best fried chicken ever.










Southern Fried ChickenSouthern Fried Chicken – This is the ultimate Southern entree. Enjoy!










Skillet-Fried ChickenSkillet-Fried Chicken – Classic comfort food. Make our juicy fried chicken in less than an hour.



Rosemary-Brined Buttermilk Fried ChickenRosemary-Brined Buttermilk Fried Chicken – This is a fried chicken recipe you just can’t mess up. Michael Ruhlman uses a speedy rosemary lemon brine.







Garlic Chicken Fried ChickenGarlic Chicken Fried Chicken – See how to make garlicky chicken breasts cooked chicken fried steak-style.









Honey Fried ChickenHoney Fried Chicken – A delicious recipe for honey fried chicken.