The calories in a typical bucket meal from KFC vary according to the chicken portion. For example, a bucket of KFC chicken breast contains 320 calories, 13 grams of carbohydrates and 14 grams of fat.
Likewise, a bucket containing a drumstick, a thigh and a wing contains 120, 290 and 140 calories, respectively. A bucket of extra-crispy chicken breasts and grilled chicken breasts contains 490 and 220 calories, respectively.
To know the exact calorie count of the meal, one should also consider counting the calories in various dipping sauces. Creamy buffalo sauce contains 70 calories, while barbecue and creamy ranch contain 40 and 100 calories, respectively. For healthier options, one can choose sandwiches, green beans and steamed corn.