How Many Calories in Popcorn Chicken

Chicken Popcorn is one of the most popular chicken delicacies in KFC’s menu. KFC or Kentucky Fried Chicken came up with the idea of chicken popcorn and it gained huge popularity among chicken lovers. In fact ever since its invention it has become a personal favorite of regular visitors of KFC. The main ingredients of KFC’s chicken popcorn are chicken, bread crumbs, potato, wheat fiber, soybean, a few edible vegetables and oil. All these ingredients combined together help to verify the actual nutrient content of popcorn chicken. If you are having them frequently you may not know but it might be adding up to the fat content of your body.

Under the assumption that we have one plate of chicken popcorn weighing about 114 grams the following calorie readings have been provided.

Calories in Popcorn Chicken
Calories in Popcorn Chicken

Calorie Meter:

  • Calories: 380
  • Fats: 21 grams
  • Carbs: 23 grams
  • Proteins: 24 grams

From the above metrics it is evidently clear that there are 380 calories in 114 grams of chicken popcorn out of which 189 are calories from fat. The calorie breakdown takes place in the following manner: 49% protein, 8% carbs and 32% of fats.

Total fat content comprises of 32% of the daily intake total. Out of total fat 5 grams is saturated fat which comprises 25% of the daily intake. As for Trans fat it is nil meaning polyunsaturated fat and monounsaturated fat are absent. The cholesterol content in chicken popcorn is 69 milligrams and it constitutes 20% of the total daily intake. Chicken popcorn is extremely high in sodium content and has 1200 milligrams of sodium. Moreover, sodium comprises of 50% of the total daily value. It is also absent in potassium content meaning 0% potassium contribution in daily value. It has 2% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 10% iron and 4% calcium.