This crispy fried chicken tastes exactly like KFC’s Flickr / waham Qatar
(Flickr / waham Qatar)

It’s possible to get that finger lickin’ good flavor right in your own kitchen.

As this knockoff KFC fried chicken recipe reveals, one of the secrets is to fry the meat in peanut oil. While the flavors used in this version may not be the same ones found in the chain’s famous 11 herbs and spices, the results taste pretty darn good.

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You will need:

  • 6-8 pieces of chicken (drums and thighs work well)
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Peanut oil

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Get the full recipe at My Incredible Recipes.

Beth Sawicki About the author:
Beth Sawicki is a content editor at Rare. Email her at [email protected].
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