fried chicken Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular fried chicken dishes in restaurants
#1 FRIED CHICKEN SALAD
Willie Mae's - Nola (New Orleans, Louisiana)
#2 SPICY FRIED CHICKEN
Sweetbird (Anaheim, California)
#3 ZESTY FRIED CHICKEN
Sweetbird (Anaheim, California)
#4 FRIED CHICKEN HONEY SANDWICH
Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken (Los Angeles, California)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with fried chicken
#1pork chops
#2savory
61.09%
#3syrup
53.02%
#4collard greens
48.79%
#5french fries
45.31%
#6grits
41.74%
#7turkey
41.25%
#8pork belly
33.40%
#9green beans
33.40%
#10cake
20.06%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve fried chicken

14.07%

21,515 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online fried chicken recipes

0.3%

4,274 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

fried chicken Growth Over Time How fried chicken has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.050.10.150.20.250.30.350.40.450.50.550.6
Year Over Year FRIED CHICKEN growth or decline vs one year ago
22.42%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of fried chicken per consumer
1.97
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that fried chicken represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of fried chicken at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve fried chicken

14.07%

21,515 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online fried chicken recipes

0.3%

4,274 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for fried chicken, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
83.1%
#2bacon
5.04%
#3pork
3.88%
#4beef
3.7%
#5steak
2.35%
#6pork belly
0.98%
#7turkey
0.76%
#8pork chops
0.18%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1pork chops
#2turkey
41.25%
#3pork belly
33.40%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pork
24.57%
#2bacon
19.88%
#3chicken
17.48%
#4beef
12.27%
#5steak
9.56%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1fried rice
20.61%
#2chicken wings
16.03%
#3salad
12.82%
#4hamburger
8.55%
#5eggs
8.4%
#6curry
7.02%
#7french fries
6.41%
#8stir fry
3.97%
#9coleslaw
3.74%
#10kimchi
3.59%
#11ice cream
3.13%
#12tofu
2.98%
#13tacos
2.6%
#14mashed potatoes
0.15%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1french fries
45.31%
#2tofu
21.27%
#3chicken wings
16.37%
#4kimchi
10.53%
#5tacos
9.53%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
43.18%
#2hamburger
31.12%
#3mashed potatoes
24.83%
#4stir fry
24.75%
#5coleslaw
19.34%
#6eggs
10.42%
#7salad
9.79%
#8curry
8.73%
#9fried rice
0.13%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1rice
73.32%
#2pasta
21.43%
#3grits
5.25%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1grits
41.74%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
27.66%
#2pasta
1.59%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
29.56%
#2gravy
26.99%
#3hot sauce
12.34%
#4honey
12.34%
#5syrup
7.71%
#6maple syrup
5.91%
#7sriracha
5.14%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1syrup
53.02%
#2maple syrup
7.75%
#3gravy
2.16%
#4hot sauce
0.95%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
42.44%
#2honey
26.63%
#3sriracha
15.75%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1avocado
14.43%
#2potatoes
14.43%
#3savory
12.69%
#4corn
10.7%
#5broccoli
8.46%
#6greens
7.96%
#7cauliflower
7.46%
#8collard greens
7.21%
#9onion
6.47%
#10green beans
5.97%
#11brussel sprouts
4.23%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1brussel sprouts
#2savory
61.09%
#3collard greens
48.79%
#4green beans
33.40%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1onion
61.27%
#2potatoes
53.35%
#3broccoli
33.3%
#4greens
25.6%
#5corn
14.9%
#6avocado
9.48%
#7cauliflower
6.01%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
80.51%
#2butter
11.3%
#3buttermilk
8.19%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1butter
0.05%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
40.56%
#2buttermilk
13.85%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1biscuits
30.67%
#2waffles
26.47%
#3bread
16.81%
#4cornbread
13.87%
#5cake
12.18%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
20.06%
#2biscuits
1.95%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
68.1%
#2cornbread
38.86%
#3waffles
8.16%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
54.3%
#2chocolate
26.49%
#3pepper
19.21%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
3.97%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pepper
58.71%
#2garlic
37.37%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
63.04%
#2salmon
21.74%
#3crabs
15.22%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1crabs
11.17%
#2fish
6.46%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
4.3%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
1.64%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
11.82%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose fried chicken compared to all other dishes
fitness
9.12%
weight loss
2.40%
meal prep
1.43%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with fried chicken over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.252.52.7533.253.53.754
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Clean Eating
  • Keto

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular fried chicken dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve fried chicken

14.07%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature fried chicken

fast food restaurant

18%
fried chicken Pricing Analysis Average price of fried chicken across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$10.39$8.57$11.24$13.4$14.41AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular fried chicken Dishes The most notable variations of fried chicken served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Fried Chicken Salad Willie Mae's - NOLANew OrleansLouisiana
#2 Spicy Fried Chicken SweetbirdAnaheimCalifornia
#3 Zesty Fried Chicken SweetbirdAnaheimCalifornia
#4 Fried Chicken Honey Sandwich Astro Doughnuts & Fried ChickenLos AngelesCalifornia
#5 Fried Chicken Wings OB BearLos AngelesCalifornia
#6 Fried Chicken Dinner BAILEY'S BEST CAFEBuffaloNew York
#7 Fried Chicken Fries BAILEY'S BEST CAFEBuffaloNew York
#8 Southern Fried Chicken Bells Kitchen And SmokehouseFranklin SquareNew York
#9 Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich Redcrest Fried ChickenPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#10 Naked Fried Chicken Federal Donuts Center CityPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Menu Items How many total instances of fried chicken found in restaurants across the country
46,463
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of fried chicken variations on a restaurant's menu
2.16

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online fried chicken recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for fried chicken
4,274
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use fried chicken as an ingredient
116
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of fried chicken recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice (Whole30) from rachLmansfield

2

Chicken Fried Rice from The Tinkering Spinster

3

Chicken Fried Rice from A Pinch of Healthy

4

Chicken Fried Rice from Simply Stacie

5

Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice from Kitchen @ Hoskins

6

Keto Fried Chicken Tenders with Almond Flour from Keto Vale

7

Oven Fried Chicken Taquitos from Hungry Hobby

8

Blackberry Balsamic Grilled Chicken Salad with Crispy Fried Goat Cheese from Closet Cooking

9

The Best Oven Fried Chicken from Cakescottage

10

Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice from From Val's Kitchen

11

Easy Chicken Fried Rice from Iowa Girl Eats

12

Clean Eating Chicken Fried Rice from Skinny Ms.

13

Chicken Fried Rice from A Pinch of Healthy