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KFC Introduces Exciting New Flavor-The Sweet Chili Crunch!

KFC Chicken Introducing Sweet Chili Crunch Chicken

One of the memories I have about KFC is the impromptu family gatherings. Oh, we have pretexts- like celebrating a birthday, or a milestone of some kind or just spending an afternoon playing Wii or Xbox.

KFC chicken buckets will arrive in style and we huddle around the dinner table trying to get our shots at the delicious chicken pieces. In the background, there is soft music, kids playing games laced with conversations and laughter from the adults- all enjoying the togetherness of the family!

I can even remember the warm glow from the fireplace and how it radiates a certain kind of contentment and happiness in everyone.

Oh! And let’s not forget the times when KFC  came to our rescue to serve us a yummy meal on busy week nights when no one wanted to step into the kitchen to make supper. Take out nights are fun, if you ask me! 🙂

To me, KFC means family. It means quality time and fond memories. And of course, bucket loads of chicken!Breaded and fried, tasted to perfection! When I thought, KFC cannot get any better than this, I heard an exciting news from KFC Canada camp. And my first thought was, “Really? Are they seriously going to come out with even better recipe than the original one?”

That’s right! KFC is introducing a brand new flavor called the Sweet Chili Crunch! And I along with six other awesome bloggers received the inside scoop! With the help of this exclusive, behind-the-scene access to KFC’s kitchen, we learned about their cooks’ commitment to making the world’s most famous chicken recipe the “hard way”.

What is this “hard way”?

Well, if you are anything like me, you could be probably thinking that KFC chicken is nothing but fast food. At least, that’s what I thought until I got invited into the KFC’s kitchen. At the kitchen, I learned  how KFC buy their fresh chicken from local suppliers, cleaned and cut.

I also listened as they described the twelve hours marination process (very much like our home cooking, I might add) that the chicken undergoes to deliver the best flavor and experience possible to their valuable KFC customers!

Later, I witnessed and even assisted the cooks to bread the already marinated chicken and  fry it just like the way we all like it in their state of the art kitchen 🙂

And then some glazing to top it all off and voila! The coveted Sweet Chili Crunch Chicken was ready!

As it happens, all KFC cooks across Canada undergoes robust training process to be the best in their jobs. At the end of the training period, they get rewarded for all their hard work  with a certificate! Our one day at the kitchen, where we learned to make the KFC Sweet Chili Crunch chicken the hard way also fetched us something…yup, that’s right!

I am a certified KFC cook now. And I have my certificate to prove it! How cool is this? 🙂

Now a few words about exciting new flavor called Sweet Chili Crunch.

You must get ready to encounter an explosion on your taste buds as you savor a piece of sweet chili crunch chicken!

Marinated for twelve hours, these chicken pieces are double breaded before frying to perfection. And as you order your own sweet chili crunch, our friends at KFC will lovingly glaze the chicken with some sweet chili sauce..and that’s it! Sweet with a touch of heat!

Your  Sweet Chili Crunch chicken is ready to go!

Now, if you are not so sure about the new flavor and want to take it easy with it at first (in other words, you don’t want to jump into a bucket already 😉 ) no worries there! You can do a mix and match with KFC original recipe chicken AND sweet chili crunch chicken in any meal or bucket! So you see, there is really no reason not to try this yummilicious new flavor from KFC Canada! I know it is yummy, because I have eaten them after I made them. So, you can really truly trust my words 🙂

But folks, you have to hurry! Did I mention before? This is a limited time offer. Try it while it is here until November 23rd! Good things do not last long. So now is your chance to treat yourself with some sweet chili crunch chicken.

Our friends at KFC are pretty excited about their new flavor and they hope you will like it. No scratch that, they KNOW you will LOVE it!

So, what are you waiting for? Get yourself to KFC and get that bucket load of sweet chili crunch chicken we have been talking about all this time.

Experience sweet with a touch of heat- KFC like you’ve never had it before! I promise, it’s going to be a blast!

***Disclosure: I am part of the KFC Sweet Chili Crunch Kitchen experience program with Mom Central Canada and YUM Brands and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own***

 

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    Larraine
    19 October, 2014 at 7:50 am

    Wow! I have a new appreciation for KFC!
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    AnitaB
    19 October, 2014 at 9:24 am

    Woohoo! Canadians know how to get things done and that includes taking our beloved KFC chicken to a whole new taste level! I think the Sweet Chili sounds great and we will definitely try it. I hope they experiment with a Butter Chicken type sauce next. Yum!
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    Amanda Love
    19 October, 2014 at 11:40 am

    I haven’t had KFC in quite a long time. I am loving the sound of this though. My nearest KFC is about 5 minutes away and maybe I might go in and take a look.
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    Chrystal @ YUM eating
    19 October, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    My husband makes fun of me because I still call it Colonial Sanders instead of KFC. I grew up in the south and that is what we called it, even after the name change. Move to the north and it seems like no one up here knew it as Colonial Sanders. Sounds like an interesting flavor.
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    Robin
    19 October, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Sounds yummy! I splurge on occasion with KFC!

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    becca
    19 October, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    Now that’s what i call a yummy review. My son loves KFC.
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    Marya
    19 October, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    It was so great to meet you there! And SUCH good chicken!! I know my family will love it!
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      Vinma
      19 October, 2014 at 1:23 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Marya! It was lovely meeting you there 🙂 I can’t wait to take my family for a bite at KFC as soon as Sweet Chili Crunch arrives!

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    Alicia
    19 October, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Wow this looks like a new amazing food for KFC. I absolutely love KFC and the meals they have. Thanks so much for the post
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    Heather Lynne (@raisingmemories)
    19 October, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    Great post, Vinma! It was fun to meet you and cook with you in the KFC test kitchen!
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      Vinma
      19 October, 2014 at 7:35 pm

      Thank you Heather! yes, we had a great time together at the World Famous KFC Kitchen:)

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    amanda mcmahon
    20 October, 2014 at 4:03 am

    Something to kick it up a bit sounds great! I love spice!

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    Lori Bazan
    20 October, 2014 at 7:53 am

    I will for sure try

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