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KFC Original Recipe Chicken Thigh Nutrition Facts

KFC Original Recipe Chicken Thigh Nutrition Facts

A KFC Original Recipe Chicken Thigh contains 280 calories, 19 grams of fat and 8 grams of carbohydrates.

Keep reading to see the full nutrition facts and Weight Watchers points for a Original Recipe Chicken Thigh from Kentucky Fried Chicken.

KFC Original Recipe Chicken Thigh Nutrition Facts

Updated: 2/2/2022
Serving Size 1 thigh
Calories 280 See analysis
Calories From Fat 171
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 910mg 38%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g  
Protein 19g 38%

*All percent daily value figures are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutritional information source: KFC

Calorie analysis

There are 280 calories in a Original Recipe Chicken Thigh from KFC. Most of those calories come from fat (61%).

To burn the 280 calories in a Original Recipe Chicken Thigh, you would have to run for 25 minutes or walk for 40 minutes.

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Customer ratings

According to our website visitors, a Original Recipe Chicken Thigh is not a healthy and nutritious option from KFC, with only 35% of voters finding it to be healthy.

Let us know what you think! Review the nutrition facts above and then vote on whether you think a Original Recipe Chicken Thigh is healthy or not.

Is the Original Recipe Chicken Thigh healthy?

 
 
35% of voters think the Original Recipe Chicken Thigh is healthy.

Vote:  
94 177

Does the Original Recipe Chicken Thigh taste good?

 
 
91% of voters think the Original Recipe Chicken Thigh tastes good.

Vote:  
244 23

Allergens

Contains
egg
gluten
milk
MSG
wheat
Does Not Contain*
fish
peanuts
shellfish
soy
tree nuts
Unknown
glutamates
mustard
nitrates
seeds
sesame
sulfites

Allergy Information: a KFC Original Recipe Chicken Thigh contains egg, gluten, milk, MSG and wheat. a KFC Original Recipe Chicken Thigh does not contain fish, peanuts, shellfish, soy or tree nuts.*

* Please keep in mind that most fast food restaurants cannot guarantee that any product is free of allergens as they use shared equipment for prepping foods.

Ingredients

A Original Recipe Chicken Thigh from KFC contains the following ingredients:

Fresh Chicken Marinated With: Salt, Sodium Phosphate and Monosodium Glutamate. Breaded With: Wheat Flour, Salt, Tricalcium Phosphate, Nonfat Milk, Whey, Potato Starch, Egg Whites, Maltodextrin, Triglycerides, Food Starch- Modified, Natural Flavor, Colonel's Secret Original Recipe Seasoning.

Weight Watchers points

8
SmartPoints
7
PointsPlus
8
Freestyle

There are 8 Weight Watchers Freestyle Points, 8 WW SmartPoints and 7 WW PointsPlus in a serving of Original Recipe Chicken Thigh from KFC.

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