Finger lickin’ good deep fried chicken joints in Edmonton

Who says you can only get deep fried chicken in the deep south? Edmonton is as good a place as any to find some crispy, crunchy, juicy and tender battered and fried up chicken awesomeness. Whether it’s southern style, with or without waffles, these restaurants will have the hot oil and poultry ready for you.

Continental Treat Fine Bistro Gluten Free

1
10560 82 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 2A4

With wiener schnitzel being the national dish of Austria, it’s no surprise these Europeans know how to fry up some meat. This is the place to get your schnitzel frenzy on in Edmonton. The chicken schnitzel is prepared in true Vienna fashion, using a thin piece of chicken, known as a butterfly cut, soaked in egg wash and dipped in flour and bread crumbs before being fried up.

Coco Chicken & Bubble Tea

2
3350 Parsons Rd NW, Edmonton, AB T6N 1B5

This is Korean-style fried chicken at its finest. Coco’s only uses free-range, hormone-free chickens and they ONLY serve chicken. There is a few seats if you want to eat in but it’s really more of a to-go spot. You can get the fried chicken the old fashioned way (dry) or add the Korean sauce if you want it with a bit of sauciness and spice. Either way, move over, Colonel.

Dadeo

3
10548A 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 2A4

This southern diner prepares down-home cookin’ with their own southern fried (half) chicken. This meal is enormous, with coleslaw, gravy and a choice of sides - you’ll be stuffed and happy til’ next Tuesday.

Meat

4
8216 104 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 4E6

This barbecue joint offers some down-home deep fried chicken legs and thighs. Crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside and, of course, not too oily. It’s perfect. And, your choice of sides allows you to make this your own meal. But come on, you gotta get the creamed corn or the mac and cheese - no question.

The Common

5
9910 109 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 1H5

Chef Jesse prepares a mean chicken and waffles. But they aren’t diner style – they’re fancy style. With apple bacon relish and ancho maple, you really can’t go wrong with this southern classic prepared with an Alberta twist.

The Louisiana Purchase Restaurant

6
10320 111 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 1L2

Southern fried chicken is where it’s at, ladies and gentlemen. Who makes better fried chicken then the ones who coined the “chicken-fried steak” culinary term? Plump and juicy southern fried chicken breast served with buttermilk mashed potatoes, gravy, corn bread stuffing and vegetables (for good measure). I feel a coronary coming on.

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