National Fried Chicken Day 2024 – USA

National Fried Chicken Day is celebrated every year on July 6 in the United States. It is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate one of the most popular comfort foods. National Fried Chicken Day is a perfect excuse to eat lots of fried chicken without feeling guilty. You can also try a new recipe and even create your own by experimenting with different ingredients to prepare a new treat for your taste buds.

National Fried Chicken Day will be celebrated on Saturday, July 6, 2024.

National Fried Chicken Day in USA

Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

Here is an easy and delicious recipe for the National Fried Chicken Day.


  • 1 chicken, cut into pieces
  • 3 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Oil for frying


In a large bowl mix together chicken, buttermilk, oregano, white pepper, 2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper,1 teaspoon paprika, 1 teaspoon garlic powder. Stir to make sure that every chicken piece is evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate for two hours.

Heat oil in a skillet over high heat.

In a separate bowl thoroughly mix together flour, cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1 teaspoon garlic powder.

Roll the marinated pieces of chicken in the flour and seasonings mix and shake off excess. Fry chicken pieces for about 15 minutes flipping a few times until they are dark golden brown. Drain the fried chicken pieces on paper towels.

National Fried Chicken Day

National Fried Chicken Day Hashtag

You can post about this food holiday on social media platforms using the hashtag #NationalFriedChickenDay.

Did You Know?

The largest fried chicken serving weighed 1,667.301 kg. It was created by Karafesu Project Council in Japan on September 15, 2019.



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National Fried Chicken Day Dates

Year Date Day
2024 July 6 Saturday
2025 July 6 Sunday
2026 July 6 Monday


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