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KFC’s Original Batter Fried Chicken!

KFC’s Original Batter Fried Chicken!

Colonel Harland David Sanders, the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken and originator of the famous chicken recipe, claimed that there were 11 secret herbs and spices in his breading. To this day the coating is packaged and shipped ready to use to the restaurants. Rumor has it that it is packaged in 3 different locations so that no single person can know the whole recipe. Supposedly the recipe is locked in a vault at KFC headquarters (YUM! Brands) in Louisville, KY.

Make our KFC Original Recipe Chicken at home tonight for your family. Our Secret Restaurant Recipe tastes just like KFC’s.

Prep Time 30 mins
Active Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr


1 whole Chicken cut into 8 pieces — or 8 – 12 of Your Favorite Chicken Pieces
3 Eggs
2/3 cup Milk
1 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
1 envelope of Powdered Tomato Soup Mix
2 1/2 teaspoons Bicarbonate of Soda
1 tablespoon Garlic Salt
1 tablespoon Onion Powder
1 tablespoon Sugar
1 tablespoon dried Parsley
2 tablespoons dried Oregano
2 tablespoons Salt
4 teaspoons freshly ground Black Pepper
1 teaspoon dried Basil
1/2 teaspoon dried Thyme
1/2 teaspoon Celery Salt
Oil for frying, enough to cover the bottom of a skillet
More Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper to taste


Beat eggs in a large bowl.
Add 2/3 cup milk and whisk to blend. Set aside
In a second large bowl, combine the flour, tomato soup mix, bicarbonate of soda, garlic salt, onion powder, sugar, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper, basil thyme and celery salt. Mix well.
Take a piece of chicken and dip it into the egg/milk mixture.
Then place it in the flour mixture move it around until it is well-coated with flour. Set this piece aside and repeat this process for the remaining chicken pieces.
Heat the oil in a large skillet until it shimmers but doesn’t smoke, about 350°F.
Using tongs, carefully place the chicken pieces skin-side down into the skillet and fry them over medium heat.
Fry for about 25 to 30 minutes, turning and flipping occasionally.
Remove the pieces from the skillet and drain the grease onto paper towel-covered plates.

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?