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The 5 Greatest Fried Foods, Ranked

Why can’t every day be a fry day?

LEVEL Editors
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2 min readMar 23, 2021


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5. Fried Oreos

Some of you may have never experienced this; we are praying for you. Fried Oreos with a few lines of powdered sugar on top are what state fair dreams are made of. Imagine the chocolate goodness of an Oreo — but greasy! Sure, each one shaves a few months off your lifespan, but it’s worth it.

4. Fried churros

We’re downing, like, a dozen of these Mexican delights at a time whenever the opportunity presents itself. Don’t judge — this ain’t People’s Court.

3. Fried catfish

The top three gets really competitive, but this soul food staple is just epic. A perfectly fried catfish is like a Christmas miracle making love to a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Fried catfish between two slices of white bread? Legalized crack.

2. French fries

Move over Scottie Pippen, Robin, Spliff Star: The french fry is the greatest sidekick on earth. Fries take every sandwich over the top. Not only that, but they can be the…