Forget whipping up some fancy, from scratch recipe to post to your Instagram during iso – throw your diet to the wind and try this recipe for popcorn chicken nachos from KFC.

KFC has delivered so many goods for us chicken fans during isolation. First, someone dished out their beloved gravy recipe, then they offered free delivery for mother’s day, and now they’re teaching us how to whip up some delights with a popcorn chicken nacho recipe.

So, put down the cook books, and toss that quinoa pine nut monstrosity into the bin, because tonight is about self-indulgence, and tucking into some popcorn chicken nachos topped with all the goodies that are on this sacred Earth.

“Time to flex your creative genius. How are you gonna hack it?” KFC questioned via their Instagram. Well, I’m going to take their advice and just make their recipe tossing all sorts of toppings into the mix.

Dubbed as ‘POPPIN’ NACHOS’, they’re pretty easy to make. All you’ll need is some of their very own popcorn chicken, some corn chips (of course), and heaps of toppings that are key to any plate of nachos.

Keen to get in on the action? Get those fingers scrollin’ to whip up some finger lickin’ good chicken.

Check out KFC Australia’s recipe from their Instagram:

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  • 1 x popcorn chicken
  • 2 x packets of corn chips
  • 1 x can of kidney beans
  • 1 x jar of tomato salsa
  • ½ a red onion
  • 300g grated cheese
  • Guacamole
  • Fresh jalapeños for garnish


  1. Alternate layers of corn chips, popcorn chicken, cheese, and kidney beans on a baking tray.
  2. Cook in a fan-forced oven at 200 degrees for 5 min until cheese is melted
  3. Finely chop the red onion and cry tears of happiness as you think about your delicious meal
  4. Top with guac, salsa, onion and jalapeños and enjoy!
  5. Take a snap for your socials and use #KentuckyFriedCookin. OK this one’s optional, but if you didn’t ‘gram it, did it even exist?

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