The Best Fast Food Fried Chicken, Ranked

7. Checkers Checkers (also known as Rally's in some areas) is a fast-food restaurant chain operating in 28 states throughout the country. They have been serving classic drive-thru menu items for the past 37 years and have a strong following of loyal customers.

6. KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken is undoubtedly the most well-known fried chicken restaurant, with over 25,000 KFC outlets in more than 145 countries and territories around the world.

5. Wingstop Wingstop is a Texas-based international chain of restaurants that primarily sells chicken wings. The menu boasts a plethora of classic wings, boneless wings or crispy tenders, with 13 flavor options.

4. Chick-fil-A The name says it all: Chick-fil-A does chicken, and it does it well. The Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Strips are boneless white meat chicken tenders seasoned to perfection, freshly breaded and perfect for dipping in the signature Chick-fil-A sauce.

3. Popeyes For over 50 years, Popeyes has served southern fried chicken to loyal customers hungry for an authentic New Orleans flavor experience. Today, they boast around 4,000 locations globally.

2. Raising Cane's The focus at Raising Cane's is entirely on chicken fingers, and my goodness do they do it well. The craveable chicken fingers are marinated for 24 hours and are always cooked to order. Nothing here felt processed or like something from a kid's menu.

1. bb.q Chicken This Korean fried chicken chain is our winner for the best fast-food fried chicken. It is an up-and-coming international chain with more than 4,000 stores spanning 59 countries, so if you haven't seen a location near you just yet, it is likely one might pop up in the near future.

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