Today’s dish is one that needs little to no introduction. From KFC’s famous “11 herbs and spices” to honey garlic Korean fried chicken made popular by the K-wave, fried chicken is THE food that makes the world go round.
So grab your napkins and get ready for the drool that comes with reading our list of some must-order Fried Chicken Restaurants.
1. Arnold’s Fried Chicken: From the sole outlet at City Plaza to branches across the nation
With teeth in the game for over 30 years, Arnold’s Fried Chicken has earned its place as one of the pioneering Halal eateries in Singapore that serves up quality grub. With quality as their top priority, Arnold’s uses fresh chicken instead of frozen meat. From their 10 Piece Chicken Chest ($33.50) to simple Spring Chicken Meal ($15.80), there are many ways for you to dig into this homegrown giant.
2. Jollibee: The pride & joy of Philippines
A list about fried chicken would not be complete without Jollibee. When it comes to fried chicken, Jollibee’s formula is simple: “crispylicious on the outside, juicylicious on the inside”. With their various to-die-for set meals, like their 8pc Chickenjoy Bucket Ala Carte (from $24) or their 2 Pc Chickenjoy with Regular Sides ($7.20), it’s no wonder this Filipino chain is loved by everyone who’s eaten it.
3. Bonchon Chicken: Some say the best of Korean fried chicken
Bonchon Chicken serves authentically good Korean fried chicken, with secret sauces all the way from Busan, South Korea. Deep-fried twice for texture and glazed with said secret sauce, Bonchon’s signature chicken is hyped to be the crispiest, crunchiest fried chicken in town.A set of original recipe Six-piece Wings (Small) starts at $8.90, but if you’re someone who loves your chicken meaty and thicc, go for the Whole Chicken Parts (Small) ($16.90) for two pax.
4. JINJJA Chicken: Perfect party packs
We can’t forget the good ol’ JINJJA Chicken, which is halal-certified and prides itself on using fresh ingredients.Liberally doused with their famous soy and garlic sauce, these tantalizing wings pack a punch. Gather the pals and share the classic Jinjja Wings ($8.50) while fangirling over the latest Blackpink music video.
5. Mom’s Touch: Another Korean fast-food favourite, specializing in fried chicken burgers
Mom’s Touch is proof that mother knows best, with their ever-delicious fried chicken. Sink into your couch, order yourself a plate of 2pcs Mom’s Fried Chicken Combo Meal ($10.10), and let your stress melt away. If comfort could be a restaurant, it would be them.
6. Ah Tan Wings: Har Jeong Kai for your next fried chicken delivery?
A classic story of Singaporean innovation, Ah Tan Wings‘ very own Ah Tan himself fell in love with Har Cheong Gai and decided it was too good to be kept to himself. Having mastered the perfect Har Cheong Kai, he started Ah Tan Wings to spread the love.
Have goodies like the Atas Wing Meal ($7) if you’re looking for a full meal. Or, if you just want to hit that sweet spot, have the ala-carte 2 Wings 2 Drumlets ($5.50) delivered to you.
Next up is Wildfire Chicken & Burgers! As the name suggests, this no-frills joint brings you the best of both chicken and burgers. With their meats cooked on a Binchotan-charcoal-fired INKA grill, look forward to a smoky flavour that is unbeatable. Besides their famed grilled meats, they also serve a mean Signature Fried Chicken (1 Pc) ($4.50) that is a powerhouse on its own.
8. Ayam Penyet President: Serving authentic Indonesian cuisine
Let’s go back to our roots with Ayam Penyet President. Savour the taste of authentic Indonesian delights with bestselling dishes such as Ayam Penyet (S$7.60) and Ayam Cabe Ijo (S$7.60). Some say the popular chain does Ayam Penyet best in Singapore. More good news for us then, since the best delivers islandwide from $5!
9. Shake Shake In A Tub: Double win with golden fried chicken & golden crispy fries
Shaking up the fried chicken game is Shake Shake In A Tub! Enjoy fried chicken made-to-order for that fresh, crispy bite you know you love. Choose from their variety of in-house Shake Shake seasonings, such as Sour Cream & Onion, Salted Caramel, and many more. Have the best of golden worlds with Shake Shake Chicken 12 pcs Combo ($28.20). With one hand full of fried chicken and the other holding your phone, it’s a millennial dream come true.
10. Project Penyek:
Hidden in a small stall at Redhill, Project Penyek packs big flavours in each bite of their Nasi Ayam Penyek ($6.90). Complete with their house-made chilli and a generous serving of rice, this one’s gonna’ leave you satisfied. Don’t believe us? Try this hidden gem for yourself and get your dose of fried chicken – delivered!
11. Marrybrown Singapore: From Malaysia to global expansion
A favourite all across Southeast Asia, Marrybrown also enjoys quite a bit of fanfare on our little red dot. Marrybrown was founded in 1981 by Datuk Lawrence and Datin Nancy Liew, who with a fiery entrepreneurship spirit started its first restaurant in Johor Bahru, Johor. Crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, Marrybrown’s Lucky Plate ($9) is quite the perfect delight. With so many fried chicken delivery options out there, make sure your next one counts with Marrybrown!