KFC’s new offering - ‘healthier’ griddled chicken

June 3rd, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI  

London, June 3 (ANI): Fast food chain KFC is adding a new item to their menu to attract a new range of customers - griddled chicken.

Rather than deep-frying, the chicken is cooked on a hot plate in a special oven.

What’s more, it is cooked in a ‘chimichurri’ garlic-and-herb marinade, instead of KFC’s Finger Lickin’ Good ’secret recipe’ sauce.

The griddled bap packs 354 calories and 9g of fat, while a regular chicken burger contains 442 calories and 15g fat.

The ciabatta, wrap and salad range is to go on trial in 17 stores in Tyne-Tees from Monday.

“We’re trying to achieve a lighter option,” the Sun quoted KFC UK boss Martin Shuker as saying. (ANI)

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