Fried chicken lovers are sharing their love for the classic American dish on Twitter, where National Fried Chicken Day was trending Friday.
It IS National Fried Chicken Day! I'm celebrating! exclaimed MSNBC's Touré.
it's national fried chicken day? gooood, I love me some chicken, wrote user @jazzeeee_13.
Food Network personality and chef Anne Burrell shared her thoughts on National Fried Chicken Day, pointing out it also coincides with International Kissing Day.
It's national kiss day AND national fried chicken day!!! WOW- today is a good day, the chef tweeted.
Don't have a special recipe? Here's five fried chicken dishes from the likes of Paula Deen, Bobby Flay, Wolfgang Puck, Emeril Lagasse and Tyler Florence:
Easy: Tyler Florence and Emeril Lagasse
Tyler Florence's recipe is rated four stars on the Food Network website. The recipe yields four servings and takes 2 hours and 45 minutes to prepare. Check it out here.
Emeril Lagasse's buttermilk fried chicken takes just 46 minutes to prepare, yields four to eight servings and is also rated four stars. Find the recipe here.
Intermediate: Paula Deen, Bobby Flay and Wolfgang Puck
Are you confident in your cooking skills? Then try out these intermediate recipes from Paula Deen, Bobby Flay and Wolfgang Puck.
Deen's recipe comes courtesy of her Grandmother Paul and is aptly titled Grandmother Paul's Fried Chicken.
My grandmother Paul always said to season chicken and return it to the refrigerator and let it sit as long as time permits, at least two to three hours, Deen advises. And always use small chickens.
Deen's fried chicken dish is rated five stars, takes 2 hours and 24 minutes to prepare and yields four servings. Find out how to cook up Grandmother Paul's Fried Chicken here.
Bobby Flay's fried chicken will take you 5 hours and 40 minutes to prepare and yields four to six servings. Get the recipe here.
For a twist on classic fried chicken, try Wolfgang Puck's Vienesse fried chicken. Don't have a lot of time on your hands for the previous recipes? Puck's take on fried chicken only takes 35 minutes to prepare and yields eight servings. It's also rated five stars on the Food Network website. Learn how to cook Vienesse fried chicken here.