Did you know?…
The ultimate soul food originated in our own backyard—where Scottish chicken-frying methods were combined with West African seasoning traditions to create what is now one of the world’s favorite guilty pleasures?
16% OF AMERICANS WOULD MARRY FRIED CHICKEN
95% of Americans say they like fried chicken, with 16% going as far to say they would marry it. Only 2% of Americans claim they hate fried chicken.
6% OF AMERICANS EAT FRIED CHICKEN EVERY DAY
7% of people surveyed said they eat it every other day and 15% eat it 2-4 times a week.
MOST PEOPLE (27%) ARE FRIED CHICKEN PURISTS
Meaning they don’t top their fried chicken with anything — they prefer plain, undiluted fried chicken goodness.
6 OUT OF 10 AMERICANS THINK CHICKEN AND WAFFLES BELONG TOGETHER
16% said they favor the union, but personally prefer savory chicken. 32% called chicken and waffles “a match made in heaven,” while 23% said they like it, but only eat it on special occasions.
…and we couldn’t let you go without sharing a recipe…come on!
Here’s a ridiculously easy one…a quick fried chicken recipe – 10 minutes prep and 10 minutes cook time, from kitchen doyenne Martha Stewart.