The Crunchiest, Juiciest Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

We rounded up our best recipes of all the crunchy, juicy, deep-fried goodness of fried chicken!

Crunchy, golden brown fried chicken is a favorite anywhere you are in the world. Different countries have their own versions of it, too! All have one thing in common: every version is lip-smacking delicious. These fried chicken recipes are some of our favorite ones yet. Which recipe are you going to try next? 


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1 Korean Fried Chicken

This fried chicken recipe has a sticky-sweet glaze! Pair it with homemade spicy kimchi rice. 

We made the fast-food favorite, sweet Korean fried chicken, even better!



2 Pinoy-Style Crispy Fried Chicken

Use your favorite kawali or large wok to make this fried chicken dish! Serve it with sweet banana ketchup on the side. 

Everyone will love this crispy fried chicken recipe!



3 Chinese-Style Fried Chicken

Use Chinese five spice to give this fried chicken it's distinct flavor, and steam the chicken prior to frying it. This will make sure that it stays juicy on the inside! 

Steaming the chicken before frying is essential! This ensures that the chicken is cooked through but still moist and juicy.



4 Southern-Style Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Let the chicken sit in buttermilk overnight for good-tasting and juicy fried chicken. 

Chicken tip: Marinating the chicken pieces in buttermilk or yogurt is the key to juicy fried chicken.



5 Chicken Karaage

This Japanese-style fried chicken will give you lots of that umami flavor! 

Give Japanese-style fried chicken a try-you'll get hooked on its crispy skin, juicy meat, and umami flavor!


6 Thai-Style Fried Chicken

This fried chicken recipe uses a mix of herbs and spices including cumin, coriander, and cilantro. 

A mix of herbs and spices-cumin, coriander, and cilantro-gives this dish its distinctive Thai flavor.


7 Malay-Style Fried Chicken

This fried chicken recipe has hints of curry flavor! Top of off with crunchy fried onions. 

This recipe is an adaptation of Inchi-Kabin-spiced Malay fried chicken.



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