18 Breaded Chicken Recipes Everyone Will Love!

Breading chicken does something magical to it. That’s just a simple fact. Adults love it, kids love it. So it’s hard to go wrong with a breaded chicken recipe, whether it’s baked or fried, breaded with flour and eggs, bread crumbs, or something else. Even better, even the most complicated breaded chicken recipes are pretty quick to make, meaning you can make it any night of the week.

Here are 18 terrific breaded chicken recipes —— click through and find the one that’s perfect for you!

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    18 Breaded Chicken Recipes Everyone Will Love!

    Homemade breaded chicken can be incredibly light and crisp —— here are 18 family-friendly ways to make it at home!

  • Basic Breaded Chicken 2 of 19
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    Breaded chicken serves as a starting point for a wide variety of dishes, so it's good to have basic recipe ready to go.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Kelsey Banfield

  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken 3 of 19
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    The flavorful brine is the secret that takes this buttermilk fried chicken to the realm of the extraordinary.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Laura Levy

  • Panko Chicken Strips 4 of 19
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    Panko is a Japanese bread crumb that just happens to make a wonderful chicken crust.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Fried Pretzel Chicken 5 of 19
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    Fried chicken is amazing, pretzels are awesome. Combining them is just as fantastic as it sounds.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Honey-Mustard Chicken Tenders 6 of 19
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    Made with a zesty mix of honey, mustard, orange, and garlic, these panko-crusted chicken tenders are sure to delight!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Jennifer Leal

  • Chicken Piccata 7 of 19
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    This chicken piccata offers up a briny, delicious take on breaded chicken!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Aggie Goodman

  • Simple Southern Fried Chicken 8 of 19
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    If you're new to frying chicken, use this easy, basic recipe.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Oven-Fried Chicken 9 of 19
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    If you're not confident around boiling oil, this oven-fried chicken is a great alternative.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Paula Jones

  • Homemade Chicken Nuggets with Honey Mustard 10 of 19
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    These homemade chicken nuggets will be a hit with even the pickiest eaters.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Spicy Buttermilk Fried Chicken 11 of 19
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    This delicious fried chicken recipe adds a little heat to a classic buttermilk crust.

    Babble Food has the recipe

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  • Fried Chicken and Waffles 12 of 19
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    A soul food classic that's recently been finding a broader audience, chicken and waffles are a winning combo sure to delight any family.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Nicole Presley

  • Gluten- and Dairy-Free Oven Fried Chicken Tenders 13 of 19
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    Gluten-free fried chicken recipes can be tough to come by. Dairy- and gluten-free is even harder. Luckily, we've got an allergy-friendly recipe that's sure to delight your little ones!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: from the book Cooking for Isaiah: Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Recipes for Easy, Delicious Meals by Silvana Nardone. Copyright © 2010

  • Baked Potato Chip Chicken 14 of 19
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    Try a new flavor angle with this recipe for crisp and light potato chip breaded chicken!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Kelsey Banfield

  • Spicy Fried Chicken Tenders 15 of 19
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    Want to make some of you favorite fast food at home? These spicy fried chicken tenders are just the thing.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooke McLay

  • Country-Fried Seitan Cutlets 16 of 19
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    Fried chicken is so good, it seems unfair to exclude vegans from the fun. Luckily, these seitan cutlets provide an easy way for vegans to get their fried food fix.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Kathy Patalsky

  • Cheese Cracker Breaded Chicken 17 of 19
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    Cheese cracker chicken is a kid-friendly dish that takes less than a half-hour from start to finish. Perfect for a weeknight dinner.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Paula Jones

  • Zucchini Chicken Nuggets 18 of 19
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    Chicken nuggets are a favorite of nearly all children, so they're the perfect place to hide a little bit of zucchini.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooke McLay

  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Cornflake Breading 19 of 19
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    Cornflakes give the crust of this fried chicken a unique texture.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Nicole Presley

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