KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) is best known for its fried chicken, which almost always is served in a bucket. Colonel Harland Sanders secret recipe of eleven herbs and spices is still one of the best-kept secrets in the business. The original handwritten KFC recipe is kept highly confidential in Louisville, Kentucky where it is securely locked up in a vault. Not even the company’s president is aware of the ingredient list! One thing that has become known about the way KFC chicken is made and what gives it its unique taste is that after it is coated, they cook it in hot oil in a pressure cooker until the end instead of a regular deep fryer. Read more on this page!
In 1991, Kentucky Fried Chicken abbreviated the name to KFC for three reasons: 1) they wanted to take the emphasis off of chicken because they were growing and offered other foods besides just chicken 2) they didn’t want “fried” in the name anymore because of the unhealthy associations people have when they think of “fried food” and 3) a shorter name was more appealing to younger individuals.
Colonel Sanders first created KFC in Corbin, Kentucky in1939 when he introduced the world to his famous chicken made with 11 herbs and spices. Since that very time, millions of people across the world have come to know and love Kentucky Fried Chicken and have the choice of either dining in or out when they eat there.
There are quite a few chicken type choices to make when you’re deciding on what you’ll be eating. For your information, there’s the Original Recipe, Extra Crispy, Hot and Spicy, Colonel’s Chicken Strips, Popcorn Chicken and Wings. You can also go with a chicken sandwich and get a KFC Snacker, Honey BBQ, Tender Roast, or a Twister which is served in a wrap. With your KFC chicken, you have the choice of getting some fabulous side dishes such as BBQ Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Corn on the Cob, Green Beans, Home style Biscuits, Mac and Cheese, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Potato Wedges or Seasoned Rice. If you’re still hungry after you eat and you’re ready to dive into some dessert, you have the choice of Bundt cake, Apple Pie Mini’s or Little Bucket Parfait. Yum!
Some fun slogans that are associated with KFC policy are: “Let’s do lunch!” “Finger lickin’ good” “We Do Chicken Right” “There’s fast food, then there’s KFC”
Kentucky Fried Chicken is simply delicious whether eaten in privacy or with a group. Go visit yours the next time you have a chance and enjoy the unique taste of this famous chicken!