Considered a comfort food within the Native American community, fry bread took colonial ingredients and made them into a distinctly Native American dish with a complicated reputation; today, some disavow it as the food of oppression, while others recognize its place in their history and want to reclaim it as a symbol of indigenous ingenuity and endurance.
This keto version of batter-fried fish is crave-worthy, with moist, flaky white fish wrapped in a shatteringly crisp golden crust.
These deep-fried pig’s ears are salty, tender yet crispy, and super indulgent; the lemon vinaigrette arugula salad brings a fresh and acid element to the dish that balances the decadence of the pig’s ears.
These achaari chicken bites combine juicy chicken thigh meat with the tangy, spicy, salty flavors of Indian mango pickle to serve up some of the best fried chicken I’ve ever had. Dish them up with oven-fresh naan, finely sliced red onion, and a shower of cilantro.
Although associated with health risks and low-class eats, there’s nothing that can rival the crispy outside, juicy inside, and intense flavors frying offers.
Coated in a savory mixture of cornmeal and Cajun spices, deep fried to perfection, catfish is both delicious AND a sustainable option for dinner!
Fried in their shells, these shrimp have an awesome crunch, and the meat inside is super succulent. They’re crave-worthy, and you’ll be hard pressed not to scarf them down like potato chips!
Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, and coated in a succulent crab-caramel glaze is sweet, salty, and just a tiny bit funky—an amazing, fresh new take on your classic wings.
Check out this recipe for crave-worthy, Japanese-style fried chicken (karaage) in a clementine sauce. Crispy bites of luscious chicken thigh, coated in sweet and sour citrus. Better than restaurant-quality, orange chicken, and for a fraction of the cost!