Who doesn’t love fried chicken? Practically each one of us love eating fried chicken a few times a month or perhaps even several times a week. Because it is very easy to cook fried chicken and there are so many ways to do so, no wonder why so many people love to cook and eat this delicacy. And during the 6th of July each year, we celebrate the National Fried Chicken Day as a way to honor and commemorate a special day for fried chickens.
What is National Fried Chicken Day?
This day is observed each year on the 6th of July. During this day, fried chicken lovers from different places celebrate this favorite dish in a restaurant, in their home, or at an outdoor picnic. People cook fried chicken in different recipes. They use different flavorings to make the nicest and most delicious fried chicken they could ever make.
History of National Fried Chicken Day
This celebration is a major one in the United States. However, the ones that brought the tradition into the USA were Scottish immigrants. They brought deep fried chicken in the southern part of the US. Soon afterwards, fried chicken became a staple food for the people. Over time, fried chickens became more complex to cook as people added more and more ingredients to make the food delicious and enrichen its flavor.
Fried chicken is simply a dish that consists of chicken pieces which are battered or floured in a pan. It is then deep fried, pan fried, or even pressure fried. Breading can be added into the chicken to make it crispy. The exterior is also usually coated with various spices.
When is National Fried Chicken Day?
This day is always celebrated on the 6th of July each year. This means that the day will be celebrated by people on July 6, 2022 this year. And next year, it will be held on July 6, 2023
Celebration of National Fried Chicken Day
There are so many activities that people conduct to celebrate National Fried Chicken Day. Here are some of them.
Making Fried Chicken Yourself
Perhaps the most popular activity conducted to celebration National Fried Chicken Day is preparing fried chicken yourself. You can cook some chicken in your own home. The recipe will depend on you. If you know how to cook, then you can rely on your own skills to make the best fried chicken you can ever make. But if you are not an experienced cook, then perhaps you can rely on some online tutorial or a cooking book that can teach you how to cook the best fried chicken.
Eating Fried Chicken in an Authentic Restaurant
You can also celebrate the day by going on an authentic restaurant that sells the best kinds of fried chicken available. Nowadays, due to the many kinds of ingredients available for making fried chicken, there are so many dishes available that make use of fried chicken as the main dish. Perhaps you can go to a restaurant that serve the best kind of fried chicken by asking some of your friends or family from advice. You can also search the internet for some possible recommendations on where to eat the best fried chicken available in your area or just near your place in general. Do not forget to read some reviews about the restaurant you will be going to. This is to make sure that you will not get disappointed with the kind of fried chicken they will serve – which will serve as your main dish for your celebration of the special day.
Enjoying Fried Chicken with Your Colleagues
Of course, this celebration is best conducted with your colleagues. Perhaps you can invite your coworkers to eat fried chicken with you in a nearby restaurant. Or if you have cooked some fried chicken in your home, then you may try to share these chickens with your colleagues and impress them with your cooking skills.
Sharing It Up on Social Media
One thing that will always be present in the celebration of the National Fried Chicken Day is informing your friends and family members about your participation in the special event by posting some photos or status in social media indicating that you are indeed taking active part in the celebration. you can also use the hashtag #NationalFriedChickenDay in your social media account.