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HOW TO REHEAT KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN

HOW TO REHEAT KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN

KFC’s GUIDE TO REHEATING YOUR FRIED CHICKEN AND SIDES

We have put together simple instructions for you to safely reheat your KFC so that you can enjoy the same great taste tomorrow as you did today. Once you’re finished enjoying your KFC, be sure to store your leftovers in the refrigerator at 41°F or lower, and then follow the steps below to reheat your food. Always remember that appliances vary & heating times are approximate.

How to reheat chicken:

  • Arrange your chicken on the bone or chicken tenders in an oven-safe container, allowing space between pieces.
  • Loosely cover with aluminum foil.
  • Bake at 350˚F for 20 minutes. Check temperature and adjust cooking time as needed*.

How to reheat side items and gravy:

  • Heat only in microwave-safe container(s).
  • Loosely cover product and heat in 1-minute intervals (stirring at each interval). Check temperature and adjust cooking time as needed*
  • For gravy, follow instructions above, except heat in 30-second intervals (stirring at each interval). Check temperature and adjust cooking time as needed*.

How to reheat biscuits:

  • Heat only in microwave-safe container(s).
  • Cover biscuits with a damp towel and heat for 30 seconds. Check temperature and adjust cooking time as needed*.
  • For gravy, follow instructions above, except heat in 30-second intervals (stirring at each interval). Check temperature and adjust cooking time as needed*.

*Ensure all food reaches 165 ˚F internal temperature before enjoying! For more details on storage and reheating, please visit: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education/get-answers/food-safety-fact-sheets/safe-food-handling/leftovers-and-food-safety