It’s a bit of a dubious flavour combination but KFC’s chicken and doughnut burger is causing quite a sensational stir amongst its fans.

The fast-food giant is currently testing out sandwiching its signature crispy fried chicken between sweet doughnut buns.

There are two salty/sweet menu items to pick from:

KFC & Donuts Sandwich – which comes with a crumbed chicken filet (flavoured with the Colonel’s famous 11 herbs and spices, of course) sandwiched between two glazed doughnut buns.

Then there’s also a KFC chicken-and-doughnut meal, served with a glazed doughnut on the side, rather than the more conventional coleslaw or mashed potatoes.

The chicken-and-doughnut meal will cost $5.50 for one doughnut and $7.50 for two doughnuts. The sandwich is priced at $6, or as a combo meal for $8. KFC said customers can also add a doughnut – served hot – to any meal for $1. (all prices in US Dollars)

What A Combination!

The internet has gone a bit dough-nutty in response to the new, rather odd offerings. Most are commenting about the dubious ‘health’ factor of the super sandwich.

It is yet unknown what the nutritional value of the new sandwich is, but we can take a pretty informed guess, that it would be on the larger side of the scale.

Will It Come Here?

The experiment is currently being conducted Virginia and the Pittsburgh area in the US and if successful, KFC will then expand the cluck-tastic combo nationally and even internationally.

The doughnuts apparently arrive at stores already cooked, and when a customer puts in their order, the doughnuts will be dipped in the fryers and glazed with a vanilla icing to ensure they are hot and fresh.

Make Your Own Doughnut Chicken Burger

In the meantime, while we wait for this ‘delicious’ duo to hit our shores, simply grab two Krispy Kreme’s original glazed doughnuts and sandwich it together with a KFC chicken breast and you’ve got your very own Doughnut Chicken Burger.

Would you be keen to try out the new KFC chicken/doughnut burger? Tell us in the comments below.

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  • Gross on so many levels……????


  • Um. No thanks. I believe in keeping main meal and sweets separate.


  • please no – I like my chicken and desert separate!


  • Looks disgusting and I’m a KFC lover!


  • Im assuming this is a play on the whole Chicken and Waffles mix that the US is so in love with? I’ll quite happily eat the doughnut and the chicken… but probably not at the same time…


  • I love kfc. I love donuts yet to add them together is a big No for me. I think the combination of sweet and greasy would not sit well.


  • I don’t like to try this one.


  • I’ll definitely opt out of this combo.


  • Great more unhealthy food, just what the planet needs, disgusting, donuts are usually sweet and to put that with a salty savory is not good for your digestion or your heart, will go straight to your fat cells.


  • Oh em Gee! That looks like a heart attack waiting to happen! I can’t even imagine it tasting nice! Definitely won’t be trying that!


  • I could not imagine eating such a combination. I think I would feel sick.


  • No thank you. Not a fan of this combo.


  • like a sweet donut? or just fluffy? not too sure abt the combo though


  • This sounds so unhealthy but oh so delicious. Similar to chicken and waffles. I would love to try.


  • I wont mind it if the doughnut is not sweet.


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