Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants are known for their famous “Original Recipe” fried chicken. A recipe mastered by Colonel Harland Sanders, himself, the creator and owner of the first Kentucky Fried Chicken. Over the many decades KFC has been in business, they have flourished building the restaurant into a profitable franchise.
The franchise has grown their menu to include many different types of fried chicken recipes to homestyle sides including, biscuits, green beans, macaroni and cheese and coleslaw. It is the ultimate comfort food.
Surprisingly, there are quite a few low calorie choices on the menu, packed with lean protein for bariatric patients1https://www.kfc.com/nutrition/full-nutrition-guide. So, what should you order at KFC after undergoing gastric sleeve or gastric bypass surgery? Which foods are bariatric friendly to post gastric and post bypass surgery patients?
KFC Grilled Chicken – Bariatric Friendly
|Nutrition Facts||Grilled Chicken Whole Wing||Grilled Chicken Drumstick||Grilled Chicken Thigh||Grilled Chicken Breast||Original Recipe Breast w/o Skin or Breading|
KFC Chicken Recipes – Bariatric Friendly
|Nutrition Facts||Original Recipe Chicken Drumstick||Original Recipe Whole Wing||Spicy Crispy Drumstick||Spicy Crispy Whole Wing|
KFC Chicken Extras – Bariatric Friendly
|Nutrition Facts||Unsauced Kentucky Fried Wings||Buffalo Kentucky Fried Wings||Extra Crispy Chicken Tenders (1)||Extra Crispy Chicken Tenders (2)||Extra Crispy Chicken Drumstick||KFC Liver||KFC Gizzards|
KFC Sides – Bariatric Friendly
|Nutrition Facts||House Salad with Marzetti Italian light dressing||Side Cesar Salad No Dressing||Green Beans
|Corn on the Cob||Macaroni and Cheese
Sample Meal Selections: Bariatric Friendly KFC
- Extra Crispy Chicken Tenders 1 or 2
- Original Recipe Chicken Breast without Skin and Breading
- Grilled Chicken Drumstick and Corn and Cob
- Spicy Crispy Drumstick and Green Beans
- Grilled Chicken Thigh and House Salad
- Original Recipe Chicken Drumstick and Original Recipe Chicken Whole Wing
- Grilled Chicken Breast and Individual Macaroni and Cheese
Extra Crispy Chicken Tenders (1 or 2)
Original Recipe Chicken Breast w/o Skin and Breading
Grilled Chicken Drumstick and Corn On The Cob
Spicy Crispy Drumstick and Green Beans
Grilled Chicken Thigh and House Salad
Original Recipe Chicken Drumstick and Whole Wing
Grilled Chicken Breast and Mac and Cheese
History of Kentucky Fried Chicken
Based in Louisville, Kentucky the KFC corporation, is an American based business that has a long history of success. Seventy years ago Colonel Harland Sanders created a secret recipe of herbs and spices, which he called his “original recipe”. The featured chicken recipe was so popular that he was named a Kentucky Colonel in 1935 by Governor Ruby Laffoon. The Original recipe would become world famous. KFC is the world’s most popular Chicken restaurant chain. KFC has locations in 140 countries and 23,000 outlets.
KFC is also known for their foundations, independent nonprofit organizations that provide charitable support for KFC employees. Focused on education, hardship assistance and personal finance programs.