This South Indian twist on good old southern fried chicken is a game-changer. It’s got all the crunch and succulent tenderness you’d expect from your favorite fried chicken recipe, plus the spicy-smoky aroma and flavor that makes Indian cookery so addictive.
An economical but hearty dish, scrapple is satisfyingly crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside, very much like the texture of a hash brown, if hash browns were made with meat.
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 Garlicky Green Beans with Crispy Fried Red onion have the best elements of a green bean casserole, but are low-carb!
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.
One of my favorite Japanese dishes (washoku), chicken-cheese katsu has a crispy fried panko exterior encasing a juicy chicken interior that’s filled with rich, gooey cheese.
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.
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!