Deep-Frying Recipes

Make a homemade indulgence with deep-fryer recipes that beat takeout.

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    Buckeye Doughnut Holes

    Ohioans LOVE their buckeyes! They are in just about every candy shop and on every homemade sweets tray. I've taken that Ohio favorite and combined it with one of our family's favorites—doughnut holes! These balls of fried dough are filled with peanut butter cream and coated in chocolate to look just like buckeye candies. —Rebecca Woollands, No Ridgeville, Ohio

    Falafel

    Falafel is a common street food in the Middle East. This falafel recipe is gluten-free, crunchy on the outside, tender...


    Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls

    These Philly cheesesteak egg rolls are dangerous. Served with chili sauce, they're absolutely swoonworthy. —Marissa Allen, First and...


    Bola-Bola

    Bola-bola (Filipino-style meatballs) can be served as an appetizer or stirred into soup. Some versions of this recipe roll the...


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    Fried Lemon-Pepper Wings

    These lemon-pepper wings are perfect for game day. Try these out if you've been stuck in a chicken wing rut....

    Mini Chicken Chimis with Jalapeno Cream Cheese

    These zippy chicken chimi bites bring a little heat to any fiesta. Serve them on their own as appetizers, or...


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    Toasted Ravioli

    While visiting a friend who had just moved to St. Louis, Missouri, I tried toasted ravioli at almost every restaurant!...

    Spanakopita Spring Rolls

    I was inspired to turn original spanakopita into a hand-held hors d'oeuvre. I use egg roll wrappers in place of...


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    Funnel Cakes

    This funnel cake recipe is simpler to make than doughnuts, and it's just as good. Funnel cakes have been a...


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    Chimichangas

    Though still debated, Tucson is generally credited as the original home of chimichangas (fried "burros", as we call them, stuffed...

    Pork & Shrimp Pinwheels

    Here's my homemade version of the dim sum I enjoy in restaurants. The little pinwheels can either be fried or...


    Hush Puppy Mix

    Edna Bullet of Wilburton, Oklahoma adds garlic powder and red pepper flakes to the cornmeal that creates these golden hush...


    Easy Fry Bread Tacos

    My niece gave me this hearty fry bread tacos recipe. It came from a Native American friend of hers in...


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    Crispy Fried Chicken

    If you've wanted to learn how to make crispy fried chicken, this is the recipe for you. Always a picnic...


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    Fried Chicken Strips

    I recently made this recipe of Mom's for my in-laws and they told me it was the "best fried chicken...

    Sopaipillas

    Light, crispy pastry puffs, sopaipillas are a sweet way to round out a spicy meal. We love to serve them...


    Best Ever Fried Chicken Wings

    For game days, I shake up these saucy wings. When I run out, friends hover by the snack table until...


    Easy Egg Rolls

    I've always loved egg rolls, but every recipe seemed too complicated. I decided to start with a packaged coleslaw mix....


    Chicken Croquettes

    Here's a different recipe to try with leftovers. It really has a good flavor. These chicken croquettes are fun to...


    Breaded Cheddar Cubes

    Cubes of cheddar breaded and fried until golden brown…what’s not to love? The warm, gooey bites are always popular at...


    Chili-Lime Chicken Wings

    Who would have guessed that mixing maple syrup, chili sauce and lime juice would make chicken wings taste so good?...


    Pepper Jack Cheese Sticks

    "If you see a group of people huddled around an appetizer table, it's probably because they're feasting on these fun...


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    Fried Sweet and Sour Chicken

    Meet the Cook: Since you can chop up all the ingredients the night before, this fried sweet and sour chicken...

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    Fried Dill Pickles

    You may be surprised when you see how easy it is to make a batch of Fried Dill Pickels. Don't...


    Asian Chicken Wings

    Addictive Asian chicken wings alert! Creamy peanut butter balances the sweet-savory flavors of brown sugar and soy sauce. —Taste of...


    Coconut Chicken Bites

    These tender nuggets are great for nibbling, thanks to the coconut, cumin, celery salt and garlic powder that season them....


    Dutch Meatballs (Bitterballen)

    I host an annual Christmas party for some friends, and one year, I made a dish from each person's background,...


    Miniature Corn Dogs

    Fun-sized corn dogs add a little "wow" factor to any cookout or get-together. Kids and adults equally love them, so...