KFC-Style Zinger Burger Recipe


This classic KFC-style zinger burger recipe will surely be a hit with your lovely family and friends. It’s the perfect way to enjoy that signature zinger flavor without leaving home. This recipe recreates the classic sandwich using simple ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions. So get ready for a delicious fried chicken experience!


– 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts sliced into thin strips

– 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

– 1 teaspoon garlic powder

– 1 teaspoon paprika

– 1 tablespoon dried oregano

– Salt and pepper, to taste

– 2 eggs, lightly beaten

– 2 tablespoons olive oil

– 2 hamburger buns

– 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

– 2 slices of cheese (your choice)

– Lettuce and tomato for topping

– Optional: Pickles and KFC sauce for serving.


  1. Preheat a large skillet over medium heat with olive oil.
  2. In a shallow bowl, stir together the flour, garlic powder, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper. Dredge the chicken strips into the flour mixture until evenly coated on all sides.
  3. Dip each piece of yummy chicken into the beaten eggs to coat it lightly on both sides. Shake off any excess egg before placing it into the hot skillet.
  4. Fry the chicken on both sides for 5 minutes or until golden brown and cooked.
  5. Toast the buns in a toaster oven for a few minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Spread each side of the bun with mayonnaise and top one side with lettuce and tomato slices (optional: pickles). Place two fried chicken strips onto the other half of the bun and top it with cheese slices.
  7. Put both halves together and enjoy! Optional: serve with KFC sauce at your preference.

Enjoy! Bon appetite! 🙂


– Be sure to watch the chicken closely while frying, as it can burn quickly.

– The fried chicken can also be placed in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days and reheated when ready to eat.

– Feel free to adjust spices and ingredients according to your preference! Have fun with it 🙂

What is Zinger:

Zinger is a popular fast-food sandwich created by Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). It consists of a toasted bun filled with crispy fried chicken, lettuce, and mayonnaise. The chicken is usually spiced with cayenne pepper and other spices for added flavor. KFC has also released various variations of the Zinger, including spicy versions, wings, wraps, and burgers.


Q: Can I make the KFC zinger burger without a deep fryer? 

A: Yes! You can still make this delicious sandwich without a deep fryer. Slice the chicken breasts into thin strips and dredge in the flour mixture as instructed. Then, heat some oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and fry the chicken until crispy and golden brown on both sides.

Q: What kind of cheese is used for a KFC zinger burger?

A: Any cheese you prefer can be used. Popular choices include cheddar, Swiss and pepper jack. Feel free to experiment with different types.

Q: Can I make the KFC zinger burger in advance? 

A: Yes, you can prepare and assemble the burgers ahead of time and store them in an airtight container for almost 3 days. When ready to serve, fry the chicken strips or reheat them in a skillet with some oil over medium-high heat. Reheat the buns as desired before serving.

Q: Is the KFC zinger burger vegetarian? 

A: Unfortunately, this recipe is unsuitable for vegetarians as it contains chicken. However, you can easily substitute the chicken for other vegetarian-friendly ingredients such as tempeh, tofu, or mushrooms.


The KFC zinger burger is a delicious fast-food classic that can be enjoyed anytime. This recipe can easily adapt with some simple adjustments and substitutions to fit anyone’s dietary needs or preferences. Have fun with the ingredients and enjoy your homemade version of the iconic KFC zinger burger. Bon appetite! 🙂

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