Chicken Charlie will deep fry anything at the OC fair

Screen Shot 2014-10-11 at 1.10.29 PMCOSTA MESA Deep fried food has made Chicken Charlie a wealthy man.

“It’s not like I’m driving a Bentley or anything,” he says, downplaying it.

Just a little old Cadillac.

All from a vat of hot oil and, some might say, a twisted imagination. Chicken Charlie makes fatty food pusher Paula Deen look like Jenny Craig.

This is the man who last year sold Orange County fairgoers 6,000 Krispy Kreme jelly donuts stuffed with chicken.

“There’s no way I’m not saying I’m not living the wonderful American dream,” says Charlie Boghosian.

To keep the dream alive, Chicken Charlie has a few new creations for this year’s fair, including deep-fried spam, deep-fried Pop-tarts and deep-fried White Castle burgers, bun and all.

And to think he started out on a health concious corn-on-the-cob stand.

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