Kentucky Fried Chicken has its full menu available online on the company's official website. The menu is divided into broad categories, such as chicken, sandwiches, sides and classics.
Kentucky Fried Chicken's Original Recipe is a method of preparing fried chicken created by Harland Sanders. The 11 herbs and spices that make up the recipe remain a closely guarded secret as of 2015.
While the exact price of a meal from Kentucky Fried Chicken depends on the order, single meals typically cost between $5.79 and $12.99 as of 2015. Family meals cost between $19.99 and $28.99.
The KFC website provides an interactive menu that enables calorie counting for all menu items. The website also provides a full nutrition guide, ingredient statement, and food and allergy sensitivity information.
As of March 2015, Kentucky Fried Chicken has a $5 Fill-Ups deal that covers the cost of an entire meal. The price does not include state or local taxes. The promotion offers six different options for a full meal.
KFC’s cheapest menu item is its Chicken Little sandwiches, which the chain sells for $1.39, as of 2015. A three-piece order of hot wings is $2.19, while a Go Cup of the customer’s choice of popcorn nuggets, two chicken tenders or three hot wings plus potato wedges is $2.69.
Kentucky Fried Chicken changed its name to "KFC" in 1991 because it planned to offer a more varied menu, it wanted to eliminate the unhealthy connotation of "fried" from its name and it wanted a shorter version of its name. Contrary to popular Internet rumors, the government didn't force KFC to take
Use only a pressure fryer or a standard deep fryer to make fried chicken at home, notes Cooks.com. Using a pressure fryer, make a recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken by pouring 5 to 6 cups of non-hydrogenated Crisco or peanut oil into the pressure cooker, heating the oil to 360 degrees Fahrenheit.
For fried chicken, organize 4 eggs, 1/3 cup water, 2 1/2 pounds chicken, 2 cups self-rising flour and oil for the actual frying. Heat oil in pan until it reaches 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Dark meat takes about 13 to 14 minutes to cook, while white usually takes eight to 10.
TopSecretRecipes.com offers a copycat version of Kentucky Fried Chicken’s coleslaw recipe. The recipe calls for ingredients such as chopped cabbage, shredded carrots, minced onion, spices and buttermilk. It serves 10 to 12 people.