Crispy chicken

10 Amazing facts

Crispy fried chicken is one of those dishes that people either love or hate. It’s hard to go wrong when making it, but if you want to take things to the next level, try adding a few ingredients like garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, black pepper, paprika, etc.

Here are some interesting facts about fried chicken

  • The first fried chicken was created in 1869 at a restaurant called Wiedemann’s in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • 2. In 1900, Colonel Sanders opened his first restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky.
  • 3. There are over 1 billion people who eat fried chicken each year.
  • 4. The average American eats about 10 pounds of fried chicken per year.
  • 5. The world’s largest producer of fried chicken is KFC.
  • 6. The average person consumes around 2.5 pounds of fried chicken per week.
  • 7. The average person spends $8.50 on fried chicken per month.
  • 8. The average person eats about 30% less than their recommended daily intake of saturated fat.
  • 9. The average person eats almost twice as much fried chicken as they should.

If you want to make it at home, follow the recipe for our spicy Southern fried chicken on our Chilli Workshop blog. To make it extra special, why not serve it with a great hot sauce, like Dr Trouble African Lemon Chilli sauce, Prices Spices Phoenix Rising Chilli sauce or Weymouth51 Lemon Drizzle Chilli sauce


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