Tag: Fried Chicken

Crispy Lemon Pepper Fried Chicken

Lemon Pepper is a classic combination.  That’s perhaps because you can almost pretend it’s spicy, while not scaring off your friends, neighbors or family who are scared of spicy.  Call it spicy, with a little s.   The thing is, black pepper can be aggressively spicy when it’s used raw, or […]

Nashville Style Hot Chicken

Nashville hot chicken has been all the rage for a few years now, popping up on everything from fast food menu boards to perfectly plated fine dining versions.  That’s both because it feels like a new discovery (it’s not – we just weren’t paying attention to the Black food pioneers […]

Simple Chicken Karaage

Karaage is shatteringly crisp, simply delicious, snackable fried chicken. And best of all, the crunch holds up. The Japanese bar staple has started to make appearances around the US given that – because of the pandemic – so much of the restaurant business is takeout only. You’ll see it appearing […]

Chicken Thigh Katsu Curry

We’ve covered Katsu on this site before. The almost impossibly crisp Japanese style cutlet is a favorite of mine – both as prepared in the previous post, but even more so as a sandwich.  Oh man, katsu sandos are wonderful. But there’s another common preparation that I left out last […]

Honey and Sriracha Glazed Chicken

How could you possibly go wrong with hot, spicy, sweet, and crunchy all in on dish?  You can’t.  Unless you don’t like spicy.  Then maybe you’re not the intended audience for this dish.  This honey and Sriracha chicken is great in a bunch of ways:  It’s quick and easy to […]

Pickle Brined Chicken Bites

Pickled and fried chicken are a natural pairing, but they usually arrive on the side, after the chicken is cooked – not as a key ingredient in their preparation. I had heard of pickle-brined chicken, but the first time I actually tasted it was a few years ago at the […]

Chicken Thigh Nuggets

Welcome to The Chicken Thigh Guy.While you’re here, check out my other project – The Weekly Menu. Anyone who says they don’t love chicken nuggets is probably lying. You can find vegetarian nuggets, nuggets tossed in sauce, nuggets on sandwiches, and any big sporting event there’s probably a tray of […]

Sesame Chicken

Sesame Chicken is one of those “you know it’s wrong, but it’s so right” classic take out dishes. The snob in you says: It’s junk. It lacks sophistication. It’s not authentic. You crave it. it’s the perfect American Chinese dish. It’s sweet and crunchy. Salty with soy sauce and a […]

Indian Spiced Fried Chicken

I’ve been taking a little break. I needed it. Who doesn’t these days. But I’ve been cooking. I made my Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich for my brother and his family – the first (carefully distanced, lots of COVID-19 testing) family visit since March. And I have been cooking and developing new […]

Korean Style Fried Chicken

In the past decade or so, Korean fried chicken has grown from a niche food, available only in the Koreatowns of coastal cities, to a national phenomenon – cloned, copied, and repurposed, found in fast food and fine dining, and even showing up as a potato-chip flavor. There is a […]