How To Make KFC  Chicken Drumsticks At Home


Everyone wants to recreate KFC chicken drumsticks at home, but no one knows where to get the recipe. It’s actually difficult to find out KFC’s secret spice recipe. The rest of the recipe is actually quite simple once you’ve figured out the spice blend.

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When I tried to recreate it at home, it tasted remarkably identical to the KFC version. It’s one of my favourite chicken products on the KFC menu, and it makes me want to eat it whenever I want. So, with an 11 spice blend, this is the handmade equivalent of KFC’s original-style chicken drumsticks.

Combine all of the ingredients to produce KFC’s original chicken drumsticks. Then combine the spice mixture, flour, brown sugar, and salt in a mixing bowl. Dip the chicken pieces in the egg, then in the flour mixture, making sure they are completely covered. The chicken should then be fried for about 20 minutes. Serve immediately.


To make KFC Chicken Drumsticks, you’ll need the following tools

  • Deep fryer – Deep frying drumsticks necessitates the use of a fryer.
  • Make the spice blend in one large bowl, then the flour mixture in another, and the egg wash in another.
  • Spoon – To beat the eggs, use the spoon.

What are the ingredients needed to make KFC Chicken Drumsticks?

  • Chicken Drumsticks — This dish uses a lot of drumsticks to make a great KFC-style bucket.
  • Neutral Oil — Use a neutral oil to fry your drumsticks so they don’t have an overbearing odour or flavour.
  • To make the egg wash for the drumsticks, beat the egg.
  • All-Purpose Flour — Use flour to provide a crusty coating for the chicken.
  • Brown Sugar — For a subtle sweetness, add sugar.
  • Kosher Salt – A pinch of salt to bring everything together.
  • Spice Blend from KFC – The spice blend is the most important component of this recipe. This recipe’s incredible flavour comes from a combination of 11 herbs and spices.

KFC Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

The KFC 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.

REP TIME-10 mins, COOK TIME-30 mins, TOTAL TIME-40 mins, CALORIES-780 kcal


  • Fryer
  • 2 Large Bowls
  • spoon


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


  • Preheat the fryer to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine all of the spice blend ingredients in a mixing basin.
  • Combine the spice mix, flour, brown sugar, and salt in a mixing bowl.
  • To lightly coat the chicken pieces, dip them in egg white. Then, using the flour mixture, coat them.
  • Make sure that the flour mixture completely covers the chicken. Repeat with the remaining chicken pieces.
  • Allow the chicken pieces to sit for 5 minutes to allow the crust to dry out.
  • Cook the chicken drumsticks for about 20 minutes in a hot skillet.
  • When the chicken comes out of the fryer, drain the oil on a couple paper towels. Serve immediately.


Calories: 780kcal, Carbohydrates: 24g, Protein: 72g, Fat: 48g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 330mg, Sodium: 2580mg, Fiber: 6g


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