Fans of KFC's fried chicken will love this pint-sized delight. This food has been off the menu for decades, but it's finally back.
This week, Kentucky Fried Chicken debuted nuggets in 8, 12, and 36 pieces for $3.49 with dipping sauce. This rollout is currently confined to one test market.
Charlotte, N.C. customers will get to test this new product before the rest of the country (so order a bunch to show it's excellent).
Hand-breaded using the original 11 Herbs & Spices recipe, the 100% white meat nuggets taste like the bigger burgers.
KFC's top marketing officer says "small packaging don't imply little flavour" Our Kentucky Fried Chicken Nuggets are a fresh way to experience our 11 Herbs & Spices.
KFC hasn't offered nuggets in decades, but it wants to catch up to Popeyes, which launched them last year.
Restaurant Business claims that Popeyes' long-awaited chicken nuggets didn't boost sales after introduction.
KFC hopes its chicken sandwich, which introduced systemwide last year, offers a preview of sales from a significant new trademark item.
The sandwich boosted sales by 14% in the first quarter and 11% in the second.
not chicken $5 Mac & Cheese Bowls are also available at KFC. These are for everyone, not just North Carolinians.