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KFC's boneless chicken roll out

mami_eggroll Apr 6, 2013 05:12 PM

What is everyone's thoughts on the highly anticipated new KFC boneless dark and white meat chicken? Not to be confused with tenders or popcorn chicken, this is supposed to be like the real deal, big and juicy!

I think I would still prefer bone.

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    M_and_H Apr 9, 2013 12:28 PM

    If they remove the skin too, then forget about it, that's the best part.

    1. Boston_Otter Apr 9, 2013 12:10 PM

      I'm sort of baffled by these things. KFC's calling them "their most revolutionary product launch in two decades", but aren't they just... big tenders?

      And how are they different than the boneless breasts they've sold as grilled or original/crispy for the last few years already?

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      1. re: Boston_Otter
        monkeyrotica Apr 9, 2013 05:53 PM

        This whole fiasco reminds me of the chicken scene from David Lynch's "Eraserhead."


      2. Kris in Beijing Apr 9, 2013 10:03 AM

        I've had a version of KFC's Double Down -- no cheese, no bacon-- and I found the chicken to be everything that ~I~ want in Original Recipe: juicy, well seasoned, full chicken flavour, not greasy, hot; skin/seasoning CAN be separated from the meat but doesn't fall off.

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          fourunder Apr 6, 2013 05:19 PM

          While you, and I, prefer the bone....others do not, or cannot, as having bones present problems for them. Small children and the elderly would certainly benefit from boneless chicken to avoid any chance of swallowing the bones. For those with brittle teeth, they too can eat the chicken without fear it will cost them an expensive trip to the dentist.

          Last, I'm sure the profit is a plus as well.

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            vonshu Apr 6, 2013 05:24 PM

            found this reply ironic as small children and the elderly are the people that will be harmed most from consuming kfc.

            1. re: fourunder
              monkeyrotica Apr 9, 2013 09:49 AM

              I'd be interested in seeing the statistical breakdown of incidents where children or the elderly choked on chicken bones or cracked teeth on them. That said, I find KFC's "food" inedible. The reduced risk of choking to death on it really doesn't sway my opinion. Seems like a cheap marketing ploy to get people to eat more cheap chicken breast. Like the trend towards "boneless" chicken wings to steer people away from the real wings, which are more expensive. I'll stick with Roy Rogers Gold Rush Chicken Sandwich when I want to go boneless, and Popeyes when I want a consistent product that tastes like food instead of nothing.

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              libertywharf Apr 6, 2013 05:18 PM

              I'm not a big kfc fan but I've found one on Newport ave in Pawtucket that I go to once a month.

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                wyogal Apr 6, 2013 05:13 PM

                I saw that, and yes, I would prefer the bone as well.

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                1. re: wyogal
                  MarlboroMan Apr 9, 2013 09:53 AM

                  I really like their grilled chicken. To me, it tastes even better than the fried stuff.

                  I won't be eating boneless chicken from KFC. Also hate how "boneless wings" have completely replaced real wings in some restaurants.

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