18 Copycat Restaurant Recipes: Best Copycat Recipes from the South

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com

Rudy's Southern Creamed Corn

If you love dining out but hate spending money, then this collection of 18 Copycat Restaurant Recipes Best Copycat Recipes from the South will help solve your troubles. With this handy collection, you can now recreate your favorite restaurant-style dishes in the comfort of your own home. These amazing copycat restaurant recipes will fool even the most loyal restaurant-diner. You might have a difficult time telling the difference between these Southern recipes and the food from your favorite restaurants. Below you will find favorites from KFC, Cracker Barrel, and more!

18 Copycat Restaurant Recipes: Best Copycat Recipes from the South

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Copycat KFC Recipes

Kentucky Fried Chicken is known for their crispy, flavorful chicken that is perfectly seasoned with a secret blend of spices. Now you can make your very own knockoff version of KFC's fried chicken, and you can even serve it up with homemade coleslaw that might be even better than what comes in the bucket!

Better Than KFC ColeslawCopycat KFC Fried Chicken

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Copycat Cracker Barrel Recipes

Cracker Barrel restaurants are renowned for their down-home dishes, simple country atmosphere, and eclectic general store. Here you will find easy Southern recipes that will help you recreate your favorite home-style dishes from Cracker Barrel in your own kitchen.

Cracker Barrel Sunday ChickenCracker Barrel Cherry Chocolate Cobbler

Hash Brown Casserole Recipes

One of the main reasons to frequent Cracker Barrel restaurants is definitely their hash brown casserole. It's hot, cheesy, creamy, and flavorful. What's not to love? With these hash brown casserole recipes, you can make a copycat version of Cracker Barrel's famous hash brown casserole at home.

Cheesiest Hash Brown CaseroleYummy Potatoes

For even more delicious potato casseroles, take a look at out collection of 9 Best Potato Casserole Recipes: Southern Recipes for Potatoes!

Other Restaurant-Style Recipes

Boston Market Copycat Sweet Potato CasseroleCopycat Hooters Fried Pickles

  • Boston Market Copycat Sweet Potato Casserole - This awesome knockoff recipe is perfect for your Thanksgiving table, but it's delicious any time of the year!
  • Copycat Hooters Fried Pickles - Fried pickles are a wonderfully salty appetizer to order when you are dining out, but how about making them for yourself at home? This recipe for Copycat Hooters Fried Pickles is incredibly easy. Serve them with spicy ranch dressing for a great snack.
  • Restaurant-Style Texas Salsa - One of the biggest draws of Mexican restaurants is the endless supply of chips and salsa. Make your own fresh salsa at home with this recipe for Restaurant-Style Texas Salsa. 
  • Rudy's Southern Creamed Corn - Nothing could be easier than this slow cooker creamed corn recipe. Simply throw the ingredients into the slow cooker and let it cook for four hours.
  • Mississippi Comeback Sauce - One taste of this Mississippi Comeback Sauce will have your friends and family constantly coming back for more. This sauce works well as a dressing, dip, and more.
  • Restaurant-Style Garlic Potatoes - You will love serving these quick and easy potatoes with everything from grilled chicken to hamburgers. No barbecue will be complete without a batch of these Restaurant-Style Garlic Potatoes
  • Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Sandwich Recipe - This crispy fried chicken sandwich is so good, your taste buds will think you ordered in!


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