Let’s be honest. The thing you go to KFC for — aside from the ambience, obviously — is the eleven secret herbs and spices.
Now vegetarians who desperately miss that delicious blend will be able to reintroduce it to their lives, with the happy news that KFC are trialling a fake chicken option – which will be coated in the aforementioned spices. They call it a trial, but as if this won’t catch fire quicker than your tongue after a Hot and Spicy wing binge.
The intrepid folks at Munchies UK reached out to KFC for comment:
“We are looking into vegetarian options in response to the latest changes in lifestyle and dining habits of our fans.
“The development of the recipe is still in its very early stages and so the options we’re exploring in our kitchen are still top secret. Once we’ve perfected the recipe, we’re aiming to test with customers this year, and if all goes well, we hope to launch a new vegetarian option in 2019.”
Here’s to KFC stepping into the fake meat game. Colonel, we salute you.