Best Fast Food Chicken Strips

What are the best fast food, over the counter style fried chicken places. Or who has the best fried chicken strips, tenders, fingers, nuggets, etc.

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Simply the best, they are juicy with a slight sweet flavor to them. - udatermin81o

LOVE IT! It is so yummy especially for a fast food resturaunt! It is amazing and absolutely DELICIOUS! I would go there ANY day for the awesome chicken! All the food is so good!

The first time I tried it I went back the same day to get another meal, it was too good to resist

Love most of these except for McDonald's - bobbythebrony

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2Kentucky Fried Chicken

It only ranks at #2 because there are not enough Popeye's or Church's all around the country

the restraunt that serves the best chicken. better than any other restraunt. - jack2463

Actual chicken when you break a piece open-love the slightly crunchy texture. The meat is never dried out or in need of heavy dipping sauce.

I prefer KFC's mashed potatoes though - bobbythebrony

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Love the spiciness and crispiness of their strips. KFC is way too greasy and soggy around my area.

High quality chicken, with an amazing flavor! Hand breaded and made in house which is a huge freshness booster.

So spicy and juicy yum. unlike kfc which has almost no flavor. it is more expensive but its worth it - ilovelife

Best we have ever tasted!

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4Church's Chicken

Love Church's please come to Southwest PA

Love that marinated taste with a fresh jalapeno.

Perfect... Much better than KFC OR CHICKEN EXPRESS

Delicious- best chicken so far that I have tried.

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I just check this page for best chicken strips and since Wendy's was around the corner less than 1/2 mile I figured to try them. They were they worst chicken I every should had drove the extra 1/4 to KFC since they were rated better. They should remove Wendy's from list.

The chicken nuggets are best with ranch, and to dip in the frosty with your sprite on the side and 500 French fries in your mouth! I LOVE THEM so MUCH!

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Sarcasm... Ready?

Oh, how I love their nuggets, those 5 percent nuggets, I could eat them everyday, bones and all - CityGuru

Oh My God their chicken nuggets are so good how are they not on here?

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Just MAGICALLY DELICIOUS! Better than Chester's Fried! Chester's Fried and Cane's CRAP!

If you put zax sauce on it, then this is amazing - TheNewGuy132

Simply the best. Head and shoulders above the others

Sadly Hard to find but so worth it!

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8Hardee's/Carl's Jr

Their chicken tenders are so good! I love their honey mustard sauce they give with them.

These chicken tenders are amazing! I could eat them everyday of my life.

I love Hardee's chicken so much! Their honey mustard is my favorite!

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9Dairy Queen

I love Dairy Queens chicken... I think I just like chicken too much.

SOLID honey mustard is great too. Where is Bojangles? yum.

Absolutely the best chicken strips ever. I would place Jack in the Box right behind DQ. - benhos

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My friend's father owns a local Sonic, so every time we have a party he brings Sonic chicken. It tastes super good and I think that it is reasonably healthy for fried chicken.

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The Newcomers


Anyone who has had Guthrie's knows what I'm talking about.

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The Contenders

11Burger King

Best chicken tenders ever!

The chicken tastes so fresh. All around perfection.

in bojangles you get the most 4 your money - russian

Bo's is the best.

13Jack in the Box

Not overly spicy and the right amount of actual crunch!

So crispy and tender in all the right places


Cane's is EASILY the best chicken strip I've ever had. I'm from Chicago, so have had KFC, Popeye's, Wendy's, Church's & Long John Silver's (the second best in my humble opinion) since I was a kid. I had Cane's for the first time early this year and go back every time I'm in a state where there is a franchise.

Crossing my fingers they'll eventually move to Illinois so we can finally get a quality chicken strip.

It's their fresh marinated chicken with homemade sauce that will make your tongue slap yo face! Love the golden fried crinkle cut French fries with the oh so buttery garlic toast! I am getting hungry just writing this! The only problem is that they are not as well know outside of Texas and Louisiana, but they are definitely expanding.

Raising Cane's is in more states than that now. But that's pretty much all they are! But I never liked having to deal with bones anyway. Still they got a signature sauce too.

Best Chicken and best sweet tea!

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15Raising Cane's

Only in New Orleans and Mobile as far as I know, but their chicken tenders blow all others out of the water!

Cane's is definitely the best. There are several locations in North Texas (DFW) as well.

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I absaulitly love checkers if I could without getting.sick I would all day evetyday

17Chicken Express

KFC is so overrated, this is where it is when it comes to chicken tenders! For regular fried chicken, our local grocery store chain, United, their deli has the best bone-in fried chicken EVER. KFC is good too, just not as good as these.

Best tenders, best variety of sides and Famous sweet tea... Doesn't get much better than that


Amazing dipping sauces to go with the crispy, juicy chicken!

20Go Chicken Go

They were number one.

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List StatsUpdated 6 Feb 2016

500 votes
31 listings
6 years, 224 days old

Top Remixes

1. Church's Chicken
2. McDonald's
3. Chick-Fil-A
1. Hardee's/Carl's Jr
2. Chick-Fil-A
3. Zaxby's



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