The Best Fried Chicken in Toronto
The best fried chicken in Toronto serves as an addictive comfort food. Whether done Southern-style with sides of waffles and slaw, or glazed in hot sauce Asian-style, the fried chicken in Toronto is finger-licking good.
Here is the best fried chicken in Toronto.
The smokehouse and larder on St. Clair rules the roost with its popular four piece chicken dinner. The combo features expertly brined and buttermilk-soaked chicken enveloped in a crisp, seasoned crust and comes with the necessary sides including fries, coleslaw and hot sauce.
Locations in Kensington Market and in the Annex have popularized Northern Fried Chicken or golden-hued, crispy-skinned and maple-dusted poultry. Order bone-in combos with sides of fries, slaw or 'tato salad, or opt for signature creations like the ODB featuring crispy boneless mean atop a buttered maple waffle.
Fried chicken is the pièce de résistance on the unfussy menu at Jonathan Poon's West Queen West snack bar. The deep-fried bird boasts an expertly seasoned, crunchy exterior featuring moist, flavourful meat inside. On the side, slices of white bread, pickles, lime, house sauce and very necessary wet naps.
Taiwanese fried chicken is the specialty at this Cabbagetown snack bar. These golden bone-in nuggets are coated in Taiwanese spices and finished with chilis, cilantro, scallions and a sweet and spicy chili-spiked sauce. Order by the bucket with a six pack of PBR or get a few pieces to enjoy with an assortment of other small plates.
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