The Best Fast Food Fried Chicken, Ranked

While the tenders were certainly enjoyable to eat, other restaurants outshined Checkers when it came to their fried chicken.

7. Checkers

Even though KFC put fast-food fried chicken on the map, it wasn't our top choice in this taste test.

6. KFC

If you are one who immediately reaches for the wings when fishing through a bucket of fried chicken, Wingstop is likely to be at the top of your list for the best fast-food fried chicken.

5. Wingstop

The flavorful seasoning in the breading certainly makes these chicken strips stand out, plus the breading offers a nice crunch—exactly what we're looking for in good fried chicken. This is a classic option that will leave you wanting more.

4. Chick-fil-A

On any given day, this might be the best fast-food fried chicken out there. The only reservation was that maybe the battered coating was almost too thick in some spots, and for that reason Popeyes didn't land the top slot on our list.

3. Popeyes

If you want the best fried chicken fingers, look no further than Raising Cane's.

2. Raising Cane's

We found our order from bb.q Chicken was the best of all worlds in one perfect take-out box. We highly recommend seeking out a bb.q Chicken chain near you and giving it a try. You won't be disappointed!

1. bb.q Chicken