How To Make KFC Original Chicken Drumsticks At Home

KFC Chicken Drumsticks

Everybody wants to make KFC chicken drumsticks recipe at home, but no one is actually able to find the KFC one. The secret spice recipe of KFC is actually hard to figure. Once you figure the spice blend, the rest of the recipe is actually not hard to make.

I tried to make it at home and it tasted almost like the KFC. For me, it is one of the most loved chicken items on the KFC menu, and thus it makes me want to have it anytime I want. So, this is the homemade version of KFC’s original-style chicken drumsticks with an 11 spice blend.

To make KFC original chicken drumsticks, mix all the spices. Then mix the spice blend with flour, brown sugar, and salt. Dip the chicken pieces in egg and then, in the flour mix, so all of it gets covered. Then, fry the chicken for about 20 minutes. Serve hot.

This is just an overview of the recipe. Find the complete recipe below. But before getting the instructions, check out our other copycat recipes below.

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3. Colonel Sanders Secret KFC Sauce This is an Original and Old Kentucky Fried Chicken KFC homemade Sauce recipe. It’s a perfect Mixed Dressing Sauce and includes most of the KFC dipping sauce flavors.

4. KFC Chicken Thighs Recipe– It is one of the most in-demand recipes as it is most popular among KFC chicken lovers. It is not easy to make, but it’s worth spending 60 minutes in the kitchen for this.

What Equipment Will You Need To Make KFC Original Chicken Drumsticks?

  • Fryer- You need to deep fry drumsticks so you need a fryer to do so.
  • Large Bowls– Make the spice blend and then the flour mixture in one and the egg wash in one.
  • Spoon– Use the spoon for beating the eggs.

How Much Time Will You Need To Make KFC Original Chicken Drumsticks?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 Minutes30 Minutes40 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make KFC Original Chicken Drumsticks?

  • Chicken Drumsticks- Get a lot of drumsticks to make a delicious KFC style bucket with this recipe.
  • Neutral Oil– Fry your drumsticks in a neutral oil so they don’t have an overpowering smell or taste.
  • Egg- Beat the egg to make the egg wash for the drumsticks.
  • All-Purpose Flour– Make the crusty covering for the chicken with flour.
  • Brown Sugar– Add sugar for a slight sweetness.
  • Kosher Salt– A little bit of salt to balance it all.
  • KFC Spice Blend– The spice blend is the most crucial part of this recipe. It is a mixture of 11 herbs nd spices that make this recipe amazing.
KFC Original Chicken Drumsticks

Steps To Make KFC Original Chicken Drumsticks

1. The Secret Spice

Keep the fryer preheated to 350°F. In a bowl, mix all the spice blend ingredients. Then, add the spice mix with flour, brown sugar, and salt.

2. Dips and Fries

Dip the chicken pieces in egg white to lightly coat them. Then, coat them with the flour mixture. Repeat the process with all the chicken pieces. Let chicken pieces rest for 5 minutes, so the crust dries a bit.

Fry the chicken drumsticks for about 20 minutes until they become golden and crispy. Let the oil of the chicken drain on a few paper towels when it comes out of the fryer. Serve hot.

Nutritional Information

Calories780 kcal
Fat48 g
Saturated Fat6 g
Cholesterol330 mg
Sodium2580 mg
Carbohydrates24 g
Fiber6 g
Protein72 g

How Will The KFC Original Chicken Drumsticks Look And Taste Like?

The drumsticks look golden and delicious after frying. The outer crust is absolutely delicious and crunchy. The chicken is tender and juicy on the inside. The herbs and spices make the chicken extremely flavorful. Now, I get why Colonel Sanders kept the spice blend a secret.

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KFC Chicken Drumsticks recipe

KFC Original Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

The KFC original chicken thigh recipe is a great and easy recipe. The spice blend is the reason for the unique and herby taste of the chicken. The spice blend is mixed with flour which then, coats the chicken. This gives the chicken a flavorful and crispy exterior.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course copycat
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 780 kcal

Equipment

  • Fryer
  • 2 Large Bowls
  • spoon

Ingredients
  

For KFC Spice Blend

  • ½ teaspoon Dried Marjoram
  • ½ teaspoon Dried Basil
  • ½ teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Allspice
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Dried Sage
  • ½ teaspoon Celery Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Onion Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika

For Chicken Drumsticks

  • 6 Chicken Drumsticks
  • 2 quarts Neutral Oil
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher Salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat fryer to 350°F. In a bowl, mix all the spice blend ingredients.
  • Add the spice mix with flour, brown sugar, and salt.
  • Dip the chicken pieces in egg white to lightly coat them. Then, coat them with the flour mixture.
  • See to it that the flour mixture covers the chicken nicely and completely. Repeat the process with all the chicken pieces.
  • Let chicken pieces rest for 5 minutes, so the crust dries a bit.
  • Fry the chicken drumsticks for about 20 minutes.
  • Let the oil of the chicken drain on a few paper towels when it comes out of the fryer. Serve hot.

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Nutrition

Calories: 780kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 72gFat: 48gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 330mgSodium: 2580mgFiber: 6g
Keyword American, KFC Original Chicken Drumsticks
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