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KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken
 Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

KFC Calories & Sodium

The food is delicious, it's quick, and it's mined with calories, fats and sodium.

The Extra Crispy thigh contains almost 30 grams of total fat and over 800 mg's of sodium. Eat one and you may look like the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man on the morrow. And it may require several days for your body to de-bloat.

Unless you plan to share the Chicken Pot Pie OR eat half now and the rest later, it's too hefty in calories and salt for a healthy diet plan. It contains close to 800 calories and 1,680 mg's of sodium.

Keep in mind that the American Heart Association recommends a goal of 1,500 mg's daily, so this amount will exceed that. Current recommendations for salt intake stand at 2,300 mg's - and the 1,500 mg number is the number we should strive for, over time.

Chicken Breast vs Thigh vs Wing vs Drumstick

Your choice of bird will greatly impact caloric values. Examples based on the Original Recipe:

Breast = 360 kcals
Drumstick = 130 kcals
Thigh = 330 kcals
Wing = 130 kcals

Original Recipe vs Extra Crispy vs Roasted

By choosing the Original recipe, you'll save quite a few calories if you are ordering the breast or thigh. Because the leg and wing are small to begin with, there's not a drastic bump in energy values.

Each time we have visited KFC over the years and ordered the breast, it has been a very generous serving - large enough at times to share or to save the rest for later.

Breast = 360 kcals vs Extra Crispy = 440 kcals
Drumstick = 130 kcals vs Extra Crispy = 160 kcals
Thigh = 330 kcals vs Extra Crispy = 370 kcals
Wing = 130 kcals vs Extra Crispy = 170 kcals

Nutrition Facts for Kentucky Fried Chicken

Chicken Menu Selections

Kcals

Fat g

Sat Fat g

Salt mg

Carb g

Fiber g

Protein g

Chicken Pot Pie

770

40

15

1680

70

5

33

Crispy Strips (2)

240

13

2.5

800

11

0

20

Crispy Strips (3)

350

19

3.5

1190

16

0

29

Extra Crispy Chicken- Breast

440

27

6

970

15

0

34

Extra Crispy Chicken- Drumstick

160

10

2

370

6

0

12

Extra Crispy Chicken- Thigh

370

28

6

850

12

0

18

Extra Crispy Chicken- Whole Wing

170

11

2.5

350

6

1

12

KFC Famous Bowls™ Mashed Potato with Gravy

740

35

9

2350

80

7

27

KFC Famous Bowls™-Rice with Gravy

620

28

7

2150

67

6

26

Original Chicken- Breast

360

21

5

1020

7

0

37

Original Chicken- Drumstick

130

8

2

350

2

0

12

Original Chicken- Thigh

330

24

6

870

8

0

20

Original Chicken- Whole Wing

130

8

2

350

4

0

11

Original Chicken-Breast without skin or breading

140

2

0

520

1

0

29

Popcorn Chicken-Individual

400

26

435

1160

22

3

21

Popcorn Chicken-Kids

290

19

3.5

850

16

2

16

Popcorn Chicken-Large

550

35

6

1600

30

3

29

Wings

Kcals

Fat g

Sat Fat g

Salt mg

Carb g

Fiber g

Protein g

Boneless Fiery Buffalo Wings (5)

420

20

3.5

2260

33

3

28

Boneless Honey BBQ Wings (5)

450

20

3.5

1880

41

4

28

Boneless Sweet & Spicy Wings (5)

440

19

3.5

1700

38

3

27

Fiery Buffalo Wings (5)

380

24

5

1480

19

2

21

HBBQ Wings (5)

390

24

5

830

23

3

21

Hot Wings® (5)

350

24

5

740

14

2

20

Sweet & Spicy Wings (5)

400

24

5

760

24

2

21

Salads, Dressings

Kcals

Fat g

Sat Fat g

Salt mg

Carb g

Fiber g

Protein g

Caesar Side Salad without Dressing & Croutons

50

3

2

135

2

1

4

Crispy BLT Salad without Dressing

330

17

4

1130

18

4

28

Crispy Caesar Salad without Dressing & Croutons

350

19

6

1080

16

3

29

Hidden Valley® Golden Italian Light Dressing

45

2.5

0

660

6

0

0

Hidden Valley® The Original Ranch® Dressing

200

20

3

470

3

0

1

Hidden Valley® The Original Ranch® Fat Free Dressing

35

0

0

410

8

0

1

House Side Salad without Dressing

15

0

0

10

2

1

1

KFC® Creamy Parmesan Caesar Dressing

260

26

5

540

4

0

2

KFC® Parmesan Garlic Croutons Pouch

70

3

0

150

8

0

2

Roasted BLT Salad without Dressing

200

6

2

880

8

4

29

Roasted Caesar Salad without Dressing & Croutons

220

8

4.5

830

6

3

30

Sandwiches

Kcals

Fat g

Sat Fat g

Salt mg

Carb g

Fiber g

Protein g

Crispy Twister®

600

33

7

1500

49

3

26

Double Crunch Sandwich

510

28

5

1200

38

2

27

Honey BBQ Sandwich

280

3.5

1

780

40

3

22

KFC Snacker®

320

16

3

680

29

1

15

KFC Snacker®, Buffalo

260

8

1.5

860

31

1

15

KFC Snacker®, Fish

330

15

3

710

31

1

17

KFC Snacker®, Honey BBQ

210

3

0.5

530

32

2

14

KFC Snacker®, Ultimate Cheese

280

11

2.5

780

30

1

15

Oven Roasted Twister®

470

23

5

1260

40

3

28

Oven Roasted Twister® without Sauce

330

7

2.5

1120

39

3

28

Tender Roast® Sandwich

430

18

3.5

1180

29

2

37

Tender Roast® Sandwich without Sauce

300

4.5

1.5

1060

28

2

37

KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken Side Items

Kcals

Fat g

Sat Fat g

Salt mg

Carb g

Fiber g

Protein g

Baked Beans

220

1

0

730

45

7

8

Baked! Cheetos®

120

4.5

1

210

17

0

2

Biscuit

220

11

2.5

640

24

1

4

Cole Slaw

180

10

1.5

270

22

3

1

Corn on the Cob (3")

70

1.5

0.5

5

13

3

2

Corn on the Cob (5.5")

150

3

1

10

26

7

5

Green Beans

50

1.5

0

570

7

2

2

Macaroni and Cheese

180

8

3.5

800

18

0

8

Mashed Potatoes with Gravy

140

5

1

560

20

1

2

Mashed Potatoes without Gravy

110

4

1

320

17

1

2

Potato Salad

180

9

1.5

470

22

2

2

Potato Wedges

260

13

2.5

740

33

3

4

Seasoned Rice

150

1

0

630

32

2

4

 

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