Food of the Eighties, Kentucky Nuggets
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Kentucky Nuggets were, of course, KFC's version of McNuggets. Their horseradish sauce was about the same strength as today's Arby's "Horsey" sauce.
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Brandon Campbell - January 02, 2008 - Report this comment
I totally miss these! They had more seasoning on them and were way better than the Crispy Strips that replaced them.
Chris - February 13, 2008 - Report this comment
I miss these myself. I really do wish that KFC would bring these back (for starters), and/or come out with some Chicken Strips with the Original Recipe seasoning on them, for the Crispy Strips never were (or will be) as good as those nuggets.
lisa - September 10, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved the KFC chicken nuggets. I really wish they would bring them back on the menu. They were the best!!!
bobbyh - March 09, 2009 - Report this comment
These were the best chicken nuggets ever. I ran into an executive with KFC a couple of years ago. I gave him absolute hell for ever discontinuing them. He promised to let me know if any place in the country still sold them but I never heard from him. I believe they are still being sold at KFCs in England.
aine - May 31, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember those! I never ate MickeyD's again after trying KFCs. lol
Baron von Doom - June 29, 2009 - Report this comment
Best nuggets evah. BBQ sauce was good, too.
70'S baby - December 08, 2009 - Report this comment
Loved these nuggets. Put them between a KFC biscuit with the bbq sauce it was like heaven. I was pregnant when these were around and would cry if I didn't get them daily. What a craving...
Danny Eyheralde - March 31, 2010 - Report this comment
from what i've heard the KFC in Esssex,Maryland is the only KFC in the U.S. that still sells them
Daron - August 24, 2010 - Report this comment
My girlfriend and I are considering a weekend trip to Essex, Maryland just to visit the Kentucky Fried Chicken to have those awesome Kentucky Nuggets. We live in Michigan. What the bloody hell were the executives at Kentucky Fried Chicken thinking when they discontinued Kentucky Nuggets?
Archer17 - November 02, 2010 - Report this comment
I, too, love the nuggets and miss them dearly. I was just in Maryland last month - wish I had known about the Essex KFC! However, in the summer of 2004 (I know, been a few years ago), I was traveling through Kentucky on I-75. I stopped at a KFC somewhere, and to my surprise/delight, I found the nuggets! Unfortunately, I cannot remember the town (sorry), but I thought it might be nice for everyone to know that the nuggets *may* still exist in more than one KFC.
RUSSELL - January 13, 2011 - Report this comment
they brought these back in 2010 at the KFC in Manchester, CT near the buckland mall. They are great, taste just like original recipe but none of the other kfc's in the area have them. will have to check next time i am over there to see if they still have them or if they stopped selling them when the original boneless filet came out
Russell - January 14, 2011 - Report this comment
Stopped over at KFC in Manchester today after thinking about the nuggets and they don't have them anymore, just the strips and boneless filet. I am going to keep asking about them everytime I go there, maybe they will bring them back if there is interest. They tasted a lot like the boneless filet or origina recipe tenders but had more of the coating taste since they were small and were only 2.49 for 6
Yvonne - August 23, 2012 - Report this comment
I lived on these when I was a kid! My mom had a hard time getting me to eat anything when I was little except for these. Ugh, so miss them!
Ron - December 21, 2012 - Report this comment
I do not believe KFC still uses the original seasoning anymore. One might speculate that it is due to cost savings and/or the MSG scare. Internet searches seem to indicate that the current seasoning is salt, pepper and flour. If true, bringing Kentucky Nuggets back today might prove disappointing. I sure miss them though. I box of twenty sounds wonderful right now.
Stephan - December 22, 2012 - Report this comment
great opinions all. Love your comments Ron and Yvonne, but expcially Russell. Which football team do you support in Manchester, Russ?
David - December 11, 2013 - Report this comment
I loved the horseradish sauce. It was the best and I haven't found anything as good as that sauce.
Charlie - January 24, 2014 - Report this comment
Came out in 1984 and challenged you to "know your nuggets"

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