Fried Chicken Day celebrates one of America’s favorite foods. It's a day to indulge in one of America's most popular comfort foods. Fried chicken is not only delicious, but it's also packed with nutrients. This crispy dish can be enjoyed with a variety of dipping sauces, or simply served with some mashed potatoes and green beans.
History of Fried Chicken
The preparation of deep frying chicken probably came to the US through Scottish immigrants, but it was in the southern US where it really took root. The modern recipe likely originated when the old Scottish tradition was combined with African flavors when brought to the country by slaves and sharecroppers. Fried chicken was often cooked in a cast-iron skillet, which helped to give it its signature crispy texture.
Today fried chicken is considered a southern comfort food and an American classic.
How to Celebrate Fried Chicken Day
Some fried chicken restaurants may offer deals on this day, so check out locations near you to find out if you can get some discount fried chicken.
Make your own Fried Chicken. There are many different ways to make fried chicken, but the most popular method is to coat the chicken in a batter or breading and then fry it in hot oil. This gives the chicken a crispy exterior and a juicy interior.
Fried chicken is enjoyed by people all over the world and is a staple of many different cuisines. So whether you like your fried chicken plain or with a spicy kick, make sure to celebrate Fried Chicken Day the right way - by enjoying a delicious plate of this American classic!