Fried Chicken Porn to Inspire Your National Fried Chicken Day Feasting

Because if you don't love fried chicken, you don't exist.

  • Fried chicken, waffles, and honey at Beasley's. (Photo:
  • Korean fried chicken. (Photo: maangchi)
  • Charles' country pan-fried chicken. (Photo: Erin Mosbaugh)
  • Twice-fried, Korean-style chicken at Momofuku Noodle Bar. (Photo: callmeafoodlover)
  • Malabar kozhi porichathu from Malabar Spices. (Photo: malluspice)
  • Japanese fried chicken, or karaage. (Photo:
  • Thai fried chicken wings. (Photo:
  • Crispy fried chicken with sesame. (Photo: Flickr/cherrylet)
  • Fried chicken in octo vinaigrette (Photo: Momofukufor2)
  • Mama's fried chicken from Food52 (Photo:

National Fried Chicken Day (July 6) is one food holiday we can seriously get behind—along with Negroni week, of course.

Fried chicken is a dish that comes in many iterations, and takes on different forms all over the world. Maybe you like yours with a generous squirt of Sriracha, or a sweet-and-spicy honey glaze, or moistened with a buttermilk brine. Maybe all you really want in life is a Double Down.

Relax. As long as you love fried chicken, we’ve got you covered on this fabulous deep-fried holiday.

Click through the gallery above for some serious fried chicken porn.

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  • squatty

    so just pictures? and no information or recipes? complex is a bunch of dork ass fags.

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