Yesterday (July 6th) was National Fried Chicken Day, so it may be a day late but we eat fried chicken every day of the year.

Here are the top 5 fried chicken fast-food restaurants in Texas:

1. Raising Cane's

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2. Chick-fil-A

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3. Popeye's

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4. Church's Chicken

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5. Kentucky Fried Chicken

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That is how it looks in Texas but across the rest of the US, Chick-fil-A is #1 and also in 22 states. KFC was #2 nationwide.

Google trends data over the last 12 months has Popeye's as the #1 search interest with KFC #2, Chick-fil-A #3, Raising Cane's #4, and Church's Chicken #5.

This just proves that we all love our fried chicken and here locally you can get great chicken at the above-mentioned restaurants as well as Bush's Chicken, Chicken Express, and Super Pollo in Odessa are other great places for chicken as well.

So whether your favorite is KFC like mine or maybe Church's or maybe you like the cajun flare of Popeye's you don't need a special day to have that golden crispy or savory chicken.

Whatever your favorite is if you are like me your go-to or your #1 favorite is always good but you will go to different chicken restaurants when you are craving that crispy yard bird.

Celebrate all year long at your favorite fried chicken restaurant or maybe try a new one to mix things up, either way, you are enjoying that succulent chicken that we in America love beyond all means.

 

 

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