MANILA, PHILIPPINES — Fast food chain KFC’s elusive 11 secret herbs and spices is one of the biggest mysteries that people all over the world are trying to decode. From YouTube tutorials to Tiktok hacks — every fried chicken fan has tried to replicate the original–all claiming to have finally solved the secret recipe.
But what about culinary experts? Can they replicate the “finger-lickin'” goodness” of KFC?
This International Fried Chicken Day, two renowned Filipino chefs are on a mission to try these viral “unoriginal recipe” fried chicken creations, to see if any of them even come close to original.
World-class executive chef, Vic Barangan of Richmonde Hotel, and Chef Mark Joseph (also known as Chef Marky), a veteran of restaurant kitchens over the past decade, will cook 11 of the most popular KFC hacks found online to taste for themselves whether any of these will finally reveal the 11 secret herbs and spices behind the Colonel’s world-famous fried chicken.
While these culinary experts are trying to unravel the mystery behind the secret recipe, KFC will be celebrating International Fried Chicken Day through a free delivery promo to remind fans what makes its Original Recipe Chicken unique to its chain of stores.
Catch them on tiktok.com/@kfcphilippines or follow #TheUnoriginalRecipes #NothingLikeKFC on July 06.