Kentucky Fried Chicken is a chain of fast food restaurants based in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. KFC primarily sells chicken, wraps, salads and sandwiches. It also offer a line of grilled and roasted chicken products, side dishes and desserts. The most famous among its products is their fried chicken which is famous all over the world. The company was founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in the year 1952 and the idea of the world’s famous Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe was actually started on the year 1930.
The Owner of the Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe
Although the taste of the famous fried chicken from KFC was developed throughout the years, the whole idea of the worlds finger licking good Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe was the late Colonel Sanders.
Sander was born and raised in Henryville, Indiana. He has passed through several professions and end up as the owner of KFC. He first serve the first KFC Chicken on the year 1930 when he was experiencing a depression on his self owned gas station he owned in North Corbin Kentucky. The diner was names Sanders Court and Cafe. In the year 1935 the governor granted Sanders the title of honorary Kentucky Colonel in recognition of his contribution to the states’ cuisine. On the year 1935, he expanded his diner to 142 seats and added a motel he bought just across the street.
Originally sanders cook and prepare his chicken in an iron skillet for about 30 minutes which is too long for a restaurant operation. Until in the year 1939 he altered his cooking process, instead of using a skillet, he used a pressure fryer. Not until in the year 1940, when Sanders create the original Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe.
Behind the Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe
This recipe is made more flavourful with 11 of the secret mixture of herbs and spices making the most finger licking chicken ever made. So much talk has been made regarding these controversial mixed and is said that the original list is written on a single notebook page and only two of top executives of the company is allowed to view it.
In the year 1983 the writer William Poundstone has examined the recipe in his book Big Secrets. In his obsession to know the secret behind the famous fried chicken he advertised college newspapers for present or former employees willing to share their
The original list was said to be hidden in a vault in the main headquarters of the company. On the year 2008, the complete copy was temporarily moved to an undisclosed location under extremely tight security. Before they move the recipe, KFC disclosed that the original Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe includes amounts of each component and is written on a pencil on a single sheet of notebook paper signed by Sanders. On the year 2009, the original recipe was returned to KFC’s Louisville headquarters in a more secure and computerized vault guarded by motion detectors and security camera.