fried chicken Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular fried chicken dishes in restaurants
#1FRIED CHICKEN BOX
Pies'n'thighs (Nyc, New York)
#2FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH
The Chicken Koop (Whittier, California)
#3SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN
Bells Kitchen And Smokehouse (Franklin Square, New York)
#4BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN
Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken (Idylwood, Virginia)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with fried chicken
#1grassfed beef
#2blue cheese
#3basil
83.60%
#4chipotle
79.01%
#5lobster pieces
66.82%
#6french fries
52.49%
#7wine
45.86%
#8fish
42.07%
#9brisket
37.47%
#10collard greens
27.07%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve fried chicken

13.18%

23,435 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online fried chicken recipes

0.38%

7,518 of 1,979,825 Recipes

Overview

fried chicken Growth Over Time How fried chicken has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.10.20.30.40.50.60.7
Year Over Year FRIED CHICKEN growth or decline vs one year ago
26.62%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of fried chicken per consumer
1.88
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

13.18%

23,435 of 177,783 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online fried chicken recipes

0.38%

7,518 of 1,979,825 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
79.86%
#2bacon
5.73%
#3beef
4.02%
#4pork
3.45%
#5steak
3.11%
#6pork belly
1.14%
#7brisket
1.1%
#8pulled pork
0.76%
#9turkey
0.76%
#10grassfed beef
0.08%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1grassfed beef
#2brisket
37.47%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1turkey
38.44%
#2pulled pork
38.44%
#3pork
37.54%
#4bacon
11.6%
#5pork belly
10.5%
#6chicken
8.61%
#7beef
7.58%
#8steak
1.37%
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
24.12%
#2salad
15.2%
#3hamburger
11.8%
#4french fries
9.56%
#5eggs
8.93%
#6curry
8.18%
#7coleslaw
4.36%
#8kimchi
4.36%
#9stir fry
3.93%
#10ice cream
3.83%
#11tacos
3.4%
#12nachos
2.02%
#13meatballs
0.21%
#14mashed potatoes
0.11%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1meatballs
68.30%
#2french fries
52.49%
#3ice cream
48.02%
#4tacos
18.10%
#5hamburger
12.03%
#6curry
8.72%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1nachos
26.21%
#2stir fry
20.14%
#3kimchi
19.56%
#4coleslaw
17.85%
#5mashed potatoes
16.68%
#6eggs
15.04%
#7salad
12.98%
#8fried rice
4.47%
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
69.1%
#2pasta
23.31%
#3grits
7.58%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1pasta
25.57%
#2rice
25.52%
#3grits
24.86%
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
76.57%
#2butter
10.84%
#3buttermilk
9.79%
#4blue cheese
2.8%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1blue cheese
#2cheese
3.55%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1butter
35.05%
#2buttermilk
23.64%
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
#1savory
15.56%
#2potatoes
14.79%
#3collard greens
13.23%
#4corn
13.23%
#5broccoli
10.89%
#6greens
9.73%
#7cauliflower
9.34%
#8green beans
8.95%
#9basil
4.28%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1basil
83.60%
#2collard greens
27.07%
#3broccoli
21.83%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1greens
37.3%
#2corn
35.03%
#3potatoes
21.9%
#4savory
20.85%
#5cauliflower
17.48%
#6green beans
0.55%
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
31%
#2waffles
26.5%
#3cornbread
16%
#4bread
14.5%
#5cake
12%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
24.91%
#2cornbread
9.59%
#3biscuits
8.55%
#4cake
7.18%
#5waffles
2.39%
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
#1gravy
45.41%
#2honey
20.92%
#3hot sauce
20.41%
#4syrup
13.27%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1hot sauce
4.04%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1syrup
26.41%
#2gravy
22.38%
#3honey
11.76%
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
57.72%
#2salmon
22.76%
#3lobster pieces
19.51%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1lobster pieces
66.82%
#2fish
42.07%
#3salmon
16.43%
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
82.35%
#2chipotle
17.65%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chipotle
79.01%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
14.2%
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
45.86%
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 Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
9.43%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with fried chicken, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1pineapple
11.88%

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
6.34%
comfort
2.97%
weight loss
2.08%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with fried chicken over time
May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '1900.511.522.533.544.5
  • 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

13.18%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature fried chicken

american restaurant

15 %
fried chicken Pricing Analysis Average price of fried chicken across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$10.49$8.96$10.81$13.55$13.93AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular fried chicken Dishes The most notable variations of fried chicken served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Fried Chicken Box Pies'n'ThighsNycNew York
#2 Fried Chicken Sandwich The Chicken KoopWhittierCalifornia
#3 Southern Fried Chicken Bells Kitchen And SmokehouseFranklin SquareNew York
#4 Buttermilk Fried Chicken Astro Doughnuts & Fried ChickenIdylwoodVirginia
#5 Fried Chicken Wings OB BearLaCalifornia
#6 Fried Chicken Waffle RepubliqueLaCalifornia
#7 Spicy Fried Chicken SweetbirdAnaheimCalifornia
#8 Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich Redcrest Fried ChickenPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#9 Crispy Fried Chicken Livers Screendoor RestaurantPortlandOregon
#10 Buttermilk Fried Chicken Waffle Poppy + RoseLaCalifornia
Menu Items How many total instances of fried chicken found in restaurants across the country
53,492
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of fried chicken variations on a restaurant's menu
2.28

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online fried chicken recipes and their penetration