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Copy Cat KFC Famous Bowls

Crispy chicken and sweet corn sits on top of creamy mashed potatoes. Finished off with a hearty drizzle of rich brown gravy, and shredded cheeses- it’s a hearty bowl full of comfort food with that classic KFC taste without ever having to leave your house.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 436kcal


For The Mashed Potatoes

  • 8-10 baking potatoes peeled & cubed
  • 1/4 cup half & half
  • 1 8 oz block cream cheese softened
  • salt & pepper, to taste

For The Chicken Bowls

  • 12-14 crispy chicken strips cooked
  • 1 can golden corn kernels warmed
  • 1 cup brown gravy
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


To Make The Mashed Potatoes

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Once the water's boiling, reduce the heat to medium high. Add the potatoes. Cook the potatoes for 30 minutes, or until they're & tender.
  • Strain the potatoes, and then return them to a hot pot. Using a potato masher, mash them as smoothly as possible. Salt & pepper the potatoes, to taste.
  • Add the half & half and the cream cheese, mash the mixture again until smooth & everything's evenly incorporated.

To Assemble The Chicken Bowls

  • Add one or two scoops of the mashed potatoes to a soup bowl. Add a spoonful or two of corn kernels to the bowl.
  • Top with a couple chicken strips. Drizzle gravy out over top, and finish it off with a sprinkle of the shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Repeat until all the ingredients have been used. Serve immediately, and enjoy!


recipe adapted from Big Bear's Wife


Calories: 436kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 540mg | Potassium: 1290mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 429IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 319mg | Iron: 3mg