So we had a small group of people over on Saturday and did a taste test of the above 3 fried chicken chains in our area. The results were, to a certain degree, very surprising.
If you've read my post in the Taste Test Thread, don't bother reading any more. I cut and pasted.
Overall impressions. Popeyes was the most crispy and also most salty however salty in a good way seemed to be the consensus. As well, of 7, 2 thought MB's had the best overall taste. ALL thought the KFC was just about terrible. Under seasoned and doughy breading and very oily chicken.
So, with that you can imagine that KFC was a distant third. Very disappointing distant third. Their pieces were also the smallest.
In at a very respectable second was Mary Browns. People thought the breading had great taste and the chicken was tasty and the right amount of greasy.
Popeyes was a unanimous first place winner here. People seemed to cite it as the best balance of greasy, herby, crispy and chicken flavour.
So there you have it folks. Popeyes is the grand champion at my house.
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