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8 Best Vegan Fried Chicken


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One of the best attributes of chicken is its versatility, baked, grilled or southern fried to name a few of the more popular cooking options. Being vegan you may feel as though such flavours and textures are completely off limits. Well, look in the right places and you can find many types of plant base chicken alternatives to choose from.


In this post we have compared the 8 best vegan fried chicken based on their nutrition. The meat free fried chicken ranked top of the list and V1 will be the veggie friend chicken which is nutritionally the best overall. A full nutrition table of all the plant base fried chicken covered in this post can be found below the top list, so you can compare and make your selection based on what you require in your diet.

 

V1. The Best Vegan Southern Fried Chicken is - Linda Mccartney Vegetarian Southern-Style Chicken 230g

V1. The Best Vegan Southern Fried Chicken is - Linda Mccartney Vegetarian Southern-Style Chicken 230g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Lowest in Sugar

+ Highest in Fibre

+ Highest in Protein

+ Low in Saturated fat

Reasons to not buy

- High in Fat


INGREDIENTS:

  • Vegetarian Chicken (65%) [Rehydrated Textured Soya and Wheat Protein (69%) (Water, Soya Protein, Wheat Gluten, Salt, Soya Bean Oil, Natural Flavouring), Water, Rapeseed Oil, Stabiliser: Methyl Cellulose; Rice Flour, Yeast Extract, Onion Powder, Natural Flavouring, Garlic Powder], Southern Fried Coating (28%) [Water, Fortified Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Maize Starch, Maize Flour, Rice Flour, Wheat Starch, Black Pepper, Wheat Gluten, Dextrose, Salt, Yeast Extract, Fennel, Yeast, Black Pepper Extract, Paprika, Thyme Extract, Rapeseed Oil, Colour: Paprika Extract; Turmeric Extract], Rapeseed Oil


Most reviewed at, Ocado (9) where it currently has a rating of 3.2 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Fried Chicken by clicking the store below:

 

V2. Wicked Kitchen No-Chicken Drumettes 250g

V2. Wicked Kitchen No-Chicken Drumettes 250g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Lowest in Fat

+ Lowest in Saturated fat

+ Lowest in Salt

+ Low in Sugar

Reasons to not buy

- Lowest in Fibre


INGREDIENTS:

  • Water, Rehydrated Soya Protein Concentrate (19%), Rehydrated Wheat Protein (17%), Sunflower Oil, Wheat Flour [Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin], Soya Protein Isolate, Flavouring, Thickener (Methyl Cellulose), Maize Starch, Onion Powder, Garlic, Lemon Juice, Wheat Starch, Sugar Cane Fibre, Chilli Flakes, Maize Flour, Parsley, Yeast, Cocoa Butter, Salt, Tomato Powder, Rapeseed Oil, Crushed Chipotle Chilli, Colour (Paprika Extract), White Pepper, Iron, Vitamin B12


Available at, Tesco where it currently has a rating of 3.5 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Fried Chicken by clicking the store below:

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V3. Morrisons V Taste No Chicken Strips 228g

V3. Morrisons V Taste No Chicken Strips 228g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Low in Saturated fat

+ High in Fibre

+ High in Protein

Reasons to not buy

- High in Fat

INGREDIENTS:

  • Fortified Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Water, Rapeseed Oil, Soya Protein, Wheat Gluten, Potato Starch, Spices, Salt, Flavourings, Soya Protein Isolate, Pea Starch, Gelling Agent (Methyl Cellulose), Soya Oil, Wheat Starch, Sunflower Oil, Yeast, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Tapioca Starch, Onion Powder, Herbs, Flour Treatment Agent (Ascorbic Acid), Sugar, Black Pepper Extract, Lecithins, Raising Agent (Ammonium Carbonates)


Available at, Morrisons where it currently has a rating of 4.7 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Fried Chicken by clicking the store below:

 

V4. Birds Eye Green Cuisine Chicken Free Dippers 220g

V4. Birds Eye Green Cuisine Chicken Free Dippers 220g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Low in Saturated fat

+ Low in Sugar

+ High in Fibre

Reasons to not buy

- Lowest in Protein

- High in Fat


INGREDIENTS:

  • Rehydrated Pea Protein (27%), Water, Rapeseed Oil, Breadcrumbs (Fortified Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Salt, Sunflower Oil), Fortified Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Maize Flour, Wheat Protein (4%), Gelling Agent (Calcium Alginate), Stabiliser (Methylcellulose), Citrus Fibre, Natural Flavourings, Maize Starch, Potato Protein, Raising Agents (Diphosphates, Sodium Carbonates), Palm Oil, Dextrose, Salt, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Maltodextrin


Most reviewed at, ASDA (5) where it currently has a rating of 3 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Fried Chicken by clicking the store below:

 

V5. VBites Cheatin Southern Fried Chicken Style Pieces 150g

V5. VBites Cheatin Southern Fried Chicken Style Pieces 150g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Low in Sugar

+ High in Fibre

+ High in Protein

Reasons to not buy

- Highest in Fat

- Highest in Saturated fat


INGREDIENTS:

  • Breadcrumb Coating (Wheat Flour, Rapeseed Oil, Water, Salt, Yeast), Water, Wheat Gluten, Rapeseed Oil, Non-hydrogenated vegetable fat (sustainable palm), Southern Fried Seasoning (Yeast Extract, Herbs & Spices, Natural Flavourings, Onion Powder, Salt, Dried Yeast, Garlic Powder, Sugar), Textured Wheat Protein, Wheat Fibre, Pea Protein, Thickener: Methyl Cellulose, Preservative: Potassium Sorbate


Available at, TheVeganKind where it currently has a rating of 4.5 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Fried Chicken by clicking the store below:

 

V6. Linda Mccartneys Vegetarian Chicken Bucket 390g

V6. Linda Mccartneys Vegetarian Chicken Bucket 390g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Low in Saturated fat

+ High in Fibre

Reasons to not buy

- High in Fat

INGREDIENTS:

  • Vegetarian Chicken-Style Pieces (59%) [Rehydrated Textured Soya and Wheat Protein (50%) (Water, Soya Protein, Wheat Gluten, Salt, Soya Bean Oil, Natural Flavouring), Water, Rapeseed Oil, Fortified Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Rice Flour, Maize Starch, Maize Flour, Wheat Starch, Stabiliser: Methyl Cellulose; Black Pepper, Wheat Gluten, Dextrose, Salt, Yeast Extract, Fennel, Yeast, Onion Powder, Natural Flavouring, Garlic Powder, Black Pepper Extract, Paprika, Thyme Extract, Colour: Paprika Extract; Turmeric Extract], Chicken-Style Bites (41%) [Rehydrated Textured Soya Protein (44%), Rapeseed Oil, Fortified Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Water, Onion Purée, Chickpea Flour, Rice Flour, Stabiliser: Methyl Cellulose; Wheat Gluten, Soya Protein Concentrate, Wheat Starch, Salt, Yeast Extract, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Yeast, Natural Flavouring, Maltodextrin, Paprika, Tomato Powder, Parsley, Brown Sugar, Cayenne Pepper, Black Pepper, Chilli Flakes, White Pepper, Chilli Powder, Ginger, Colour: Paprika Extract; Black Pepper Extract, Ginger Extract, Capsicum Extract, Raising Agent: Ammonium Carbonates]


Most reviewed at, Tesco (30) where it currently has a rating of 3.3 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Fried Chicken by clicking the store below:

 

V7. Birds Eye Green Cuisine Chicken Free Southern Fried Strips 210g

V7. Birds Eye Green Cuisine Chicken Free Southern Fried Strips 210g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ Low in Saturated fat

+ High in Fibre

Reasons to not buy

- High in Fat

- Low in Protein


INGREDIENTS:

  • Rehydrated Pea Protein (28%), Water, Rapeseed Oil, Breadcrumbs (Fortified Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Rapeseed Oil, Yeast, Salt), Fortified Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Wheat Protein (4%), Gelling Agent (Calcium Alginate), Stabiliser (Methylcellulose), Citrus Fibre, Garlic Powder, Salt, Yeast Extract, Maltodextrin, Starch (Wheat, Maize), Potato Protein, Onion Powder, Sage, Natural Flavourings, Spices, Spice Extracts, Garlic Extract, Onion Oil


Most reviewed at, ASDA (2) where it currently has a rating of 2.5 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Fried Chicken by clicking the store below:

 

V8. Waitrose Vegan No Chicken Crispy Slices 220g

V8. Waitrose Vegan No Chicken Crispy Slices 220g Nutrition

Reasons to buy

+ High in Fibre

Reasons to not buy

- Highest in Sugar

- High in Fat

- High in Saturated fat


INGREDIENTS:

  • Water, fortified wheat flour (wheat flour, calcium carbonate, iron, niacin, thiamin), jackfruit (jackfruit, water, salt, citric acid), rapeseed oil, wheat gluten, coconut milk (coconut milk, water), pea flour, flavouring, palm oil, stabiliser (methylcellulose), pea fibre, pea protein, parsley, salt, wheat starch, yeast extract, pea starch, yeast, lemon zest, basil, rice flour, dried onion, thyme, sunflower oil, sugar, black pepper, preservative (sodium metabisulphite), onion powder, white pepper, garlic powder, raising agent (ammonium hydrogen carbonate), flour treatment agent (ascorbic acid), paprika extract


Available at, Waitrose where it currently has a rating of 4.6 out of 5. Price along with where you can buy this Vegan Fried Chicken by clicking the store below:

 

Top 8 Vegan Fried Chicken Nutrition

Nutrition table of 8 best vegan and vegetarian fried chicken
 

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I hope this has helped. If you are still unsure about anything regarding vegan fried chicken or have more questions, feel free to check out the FAQ section where we cover the most frequently asked questions regarding this topic and many more.


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