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KFC chicken spices blend

KFC Spice Blend

This KFC spice blend contains the secret mixture of 11 herbs and spices used in the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chain for so many generations. These unique chicken spices are great for not only fried chicken but other recipes as well.
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Keyword: KFC spice blend, KFC seasoning recipe, 11 herbs and spices fried chicken, KFC herbs and spices, Kentucky Fried Chicken seasoning
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 batch
Calories: 38kcal



  • In a bowl, combine the salt, thyme, basil, oregano, celery salt, ground black pepper, dried mustard, garlic salt, paprika powder, ground ginger and white pepper.
  • Whisk all of the 11 herbs and spices together to combine.
  • Store in an air tight container or spice jar in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.


  • Proper storage of the KFC spice blend will preserve freshness. Keep in mind that this may vary depending on how long you’ve already had the spices in your cabinet before making the spice blend itself.
  • This chicken seasoning isn’t just for chicken. It works for a variety of other meats as well.
  • The ingredient measurements in this recipe is meant to be mixed with 2 cups of flour before frying up the chicken. You can double or triple this recipe for a bigger batch.


Calories: 38kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8530mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1019IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 3mg