KFC are going to be testing out "chicken-like vegetarian options," but will still have have their signature blend of herbs and spices.
"Development of the recipe is still in its very early stages, and so the options we're exploring in our kitchen are still top secret," a spokesman for KFC told The New York Times. "Once we've perfected the recipe, we aim to test with customers this year, and if all goes well, we hope to launch a new vegetarian option in 2019."
People on Twitter were quick to react to the faux fried chicken announcement.an "ABOMINATION," while , "Colonel Sanders is turning his grave."
KFC in early stages of developing vegetarian fried chicken recipe. Colonel Sanders is turning his grave https://t.co/9HYoeFkhAx
— Ahmed Al Omran (@ahmed) June 9, 2018
ðŸ— ABOMINATION https://t.co/7ezD6eKtck
— John Legere (@JohnLegere) June 7, 2018