KFC Chicken Fakeaway | Slimming World

November 6, 2019
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When it comes to the actual recipe and method that KFC use to create their delicious Southern fried chicken, your guess is as good as mine.

It’s not actually available to the public and is the fast food chain’s most closely guarded secret. So whilst you’ll find plenty of speculation and theories online, I’m willing to hazard a guess on a couple of things…

Firstly, most of them are inevitably incorrect.

And even if we did know the so-called secrets, they most definitely wouldn’t produce a meal that’s slimming friendly in any way, shape, or form.

If I may be as audacious to say though, I think that this Slimming World KFC chicken fakeaway recipe that I’m sharing here will delight even the most passionate of fried chicken eaters.

It’s got all that lovely Southern flavour, but thanks to the ingredients – and the fact that it’s oven baked instead of fried – you can quite easily incorporate it into almost any diet or healthy lifestyle that you might be following.

Fancy trying it? Here’s the details…

For the full ingredients list and detailed instructions, see the recipe card at the end of this post. Make sure you check out this important information first though…

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Spicentice seasoning for the perfect Southern style chicken

As is often the case when it comes to creating authentic fakeaway recipes, one of the key components here is the seasoning and spice that you use.

After all, this isn’t intended to be just any old crispy chicken recipe. We’re trying to recreate that KFC-style taste.

So for this recipe, I really recommend trying out Spicentice’s Southern Fried Chicken Seasoning.

It makes things quick and easy, and it’s just £1.59 per sachet – that’ll serve 4 people, as per the recipe below.

To save 10% on Spicentice orders, use discount code SLIMMINGV10. You’ll also get free shipping if you spend over £20! 

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How many Syns and calories are in this recipe?

There’s 6 Syns in this KFC style chicken, or 353 calories.

I reckon that’s pretty good value for Syns, and it’s an amount that I’m happy to part with for a meal as satisfying as this one!

You’ll see in the ingredients list that I recommend that you use golden or panko breadcrumbs. You can pick these up in most supermarkets, and they’re what are responsible for the majority of the Syns here.

If you want to cut it down to just 1 Syn, you can make your own breadcrumbs from your Healthy Extra allowance. 

Of course, whether you think it’s worth it is down to personal preference – I much prefer the taste and texture of the ready prepared variety!

Do remember that the Syn and calorie counts included here are just for the chicken, so you’ll need to count any accompaniments separately! 

How should you serve your KFC chicken fakeaway?

You can’t beat chicken and chips, so a side portion of slimming friendly chips is a great option as a side dish.

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This recipe is also perfect with the now infamous Mayflower Southern Style Gravy Mix.

You can pick this up in B&M, Home Bargains, & Heron Foods, as well as online via Amazon.

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Some more ideas for side dishes include…

You could even stuff them into a burger bun or a pitta bread, with plenty of salad and a little light garlic sauce.

One of the things that I love about this Slimming World KFC chicken fakeaway is that it’s super versatile, and you can turn it into so many different kinds of meals.

Here’s a version that I made recently when I had a friend visiting…

KFC fakeaway

More chicken recipes from Slimming Violet

When it comes to a quick, easy, and tasty dinner, chicken is hard to beat.

If it’s one of your favourites too, have a go at these next time you fancy getting experimental in the kitchen…

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This chicken fajita pasta is great if you’re in the mood for Mexican food with a bit of a twist.

slimming world chicken satay

These chicken satay skewers are super simple, but impressive enough for when you want to entertain friends and family.

fanta chicken close up

And finally, this Syn free Fanta chicken is one of the most popular recipes that I’ve ever published here on the blog, and for very good reason. If you enjoy sweet and sour then you’ll love this!

KFC Chicken Fakeaway

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 353kcal


  • 4 chicken breasts skinless, cut into strips or chunks
  • Spicentice Southern Style Chicken mix from Spicentice.com - use code SLIMMINGV20 at checkout to save 20% on all orders
  • 150 grams golden or panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Low calorie cooking spray


  • Add the chicken to a bowl and add 1/4 of the Spicentice sachet. Mix well, and leave to marinate for 10 minutes.
  • Add the plain flour to a bowl. In another bowl, beat the eggs and whisk in the milk. On a large plate, add the breadcrumbs, the remaining Spicentice mix, and a tsp of salt. Mix thoroughly.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Spritz a baking tray with low calorie cooking spray.
  • Take a piece of chicken, and dip it into the flour, to coat evenly. Dip into the beaten egg and milk mixture, then coat in the breadcrumbs. Place on the baking tray. Repeat this process for all the chicken pieces, then spritz all of them with low calorie cooking spray.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and golden brown.
  • Serve with your choice of side dishes, and enjoy!


The nutritional and Syn values provided are carefully calculated and correct at time of publication but may not always be completely accurate.
If you're serious about sticking rigidly to your plan, it's always worth doing your own calculations for extra peace of mind - and remember, we may be using different brands or variations of ingredients which can significantly impact the nutritional and Syn values!
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Calories: 353kcal

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