There are a multitude of recipes that attempt to replicate the taste of Kentucky Fried Chicken available from Food.com, Tom Wilbur's Top Secret Recipes and Spark Recipes. Many of these recipes include a brine, 11 secret herbs and spices, a dredging mixture and a breading flour.
KFC's original chicken batter recipe is kept top secret, but there are many copycat recipes that are easily duplicated. Topsecretrecipes.com's version is highly rated with some reviewers claiming to enjoy it even more than KFC's original recipe.
Although Kentucky Fried Chicken does not make the exact recipe for its coleslaw public, Top Secret Recipes and Food.com both offer copycat versions of the recipe. Each version calls for shredded cabbage and carrots.
To make KFC-style chicken tenders, dredge chicken breasts cut into strips in an egg wash and then in seasoned flour. Fry the strips in a deep fryer with shortening preheated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit until the strips float, remove them from the fryer, and drain excess oil before serving.
Copycat recipes for KFC fried chicken are available at Todd Wilbur's Top Secret Recipes and at Food.com. Todd Wilbur's recipe eliminates MSG from the mix, making the chicken arguably healthier than KFC's chicken. The recipe on Food.com attempts to match the KFC recipe as closely as possible.
While Kentucky Fried Chicken's potato wedges are made with a secret proprietary blend of spices, a highly rated copycat recipe is available from Food.com. In addition to a deep fryer, this recipe calls for potatoes, shortening, milk, egg, flour and spices.
Kentucky Fried Chicken does not share the exact recipe for its famous cole slaw recipe, but the company does list the ingredients when cole slaw is featured in promotional materials. The materials don't indicate what goes into the signature dressing. Cabbage, carrots and onions comprise the base of
The Top Secret Recipes website has a recipe for a replica of KFC coleslaw. It is originally from Todd Wilbur's "Top Secret Recipes" book series.
The Kentucky Fried Chicken "mascot" is a picture of its founder, Colonel Sanders. Harland Sanders began cooking fried chicken in 1930 while running a service station in Kentucky.
While KFC's official site lists the ingredients in their coleslaw, they do not list the measurements. However, some copycat recipes are available, one of which is from chef Todd Wilbur in his book "Top Secret Recipes".