The amount of calories in a piece of fried chicken depends on the size of the chicken, which parts a person eats and how it is prepared. According to Fat Secret, fried chicken with its skin contains roughly 74 calories per ounce, while fried chicken without skin has 60 calories per ounce.
According to Fat Secret, a fried chicken breast with its skin has 423 calories. A drumstick with its skin contains 119 calories. When the skin is removed, the amount of calories in fried chicken drops significantly. A breast without skin has 316 calories, while a drumstick's calorie count drops to 82 without the skin.