Hanukkah, the Jewish celebration of light, is just around the corner and you can bet we’re breaking out the frying pans, potato graters, and tons of oil. But a whole lotta latkes (although delicious) aren’t the only way to observe the Festival of Lights. There are so many crispy, crunchy dishes that commemorate the miracle of oil. From traditional roasted chicken and braised brisket to unexpected crowd-pleasers like asparagus latkes, here are 26 of our favorite fried foods.
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with this foolproof roast chicken that’s perfect for a crowd, and especially great for beginner cooks hosting their first dinner for the Jewish holiday.