We all know the story of the Colonel’s 11 secret herbal and spice recipes kept in a top secret vault, and no one knows the original recipe. But recently, Colonel Joe Ledington’s nephew revealed that he has a scrapbook that contains the original handwritten recipe.


Of course, the parent company Yum! They claim the released recipe does not contain real ingredients, but we put them to the test, and it’s very close. Try the recipe below and let us know your thoughts on how it compares!


Important tip – before starting, make sure all ingredients are at room temperature, because we don’t want cold chicken that lowers the temperature of the oil when frying!





° 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces

° 3 eggs, beaten

° 4 tablespoons of oil


+ To paint


° 2 cups flour

° 4 teaspoons paprika

° 1 teaspoon salt

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