Our KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway recipe is the perfect slimming friendly replacement for any diet plans like Weight Watchers or similar!
One of our favourite choices from the KFC menu used to be the zinger burger, our version has all the flavours but without the high calories – you’ll love it!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
This KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway is JUST like the real thing, and so simple to make.
You can also change the spice mix to suit your taste – if you prefer some extra zing then add some extra chilli powder!
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How many Calories are in this KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway?
There are 351 calories in these slimming friendly Fakeaway recipe, that means they fit into our Everyday Light recipe category.
We haven’t included any accompaniments or roll in our recipe so just make sure you add the nutritionals for anything you choose to have with this! They’re great to eat without a bun!
This KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and the recipe fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
What diets are these KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway suitable for?
This KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
- Tortilla Chips
You could also enjoy this recipe if you’re dairy free.
Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly are these KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway?
This KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway recipe has only 2 Points per portion! That’s a massive saving on the takeaway restaurant version, and leaves you with plenty Points for accompaniments of your choice!
How do I make this KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway?
Making this recipe is super easy! Here’s a summary;
- Smash up the Doritos and spices
- Dust the chicken with cornflour and dip into beaten egg
- Sprinkle the chicken breasts with the Doritos and bake until crispy!
What should you should serve with this KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway?
Any of the following go really well with this recipe. Here are some of the classic accompaniments!
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Campfire Stew?
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This recipe is really easy to make and you don’t need any special ingredients. If you’re not keen on spicy food, you can change the flavour of the Doritos you use!
Can you cook this KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway recipe another way?
You can only cook this recipe using the method stated below – they’re super quick and easy to make!
How do you know when these KFC Zinger Burgers are cooked?
You should cook this recipe until the chicken is completely cooked through.
This should take approx 40 minutes in the oven.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
Can I freeze this KFC Zinger Burger Fakeaway?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
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We are super excited to have released a 6 month food planner that works perfectly alongside our recipe book.
Our 6 month planner features 26 recipes – which are not available anywhere else. We have all the details on our Planner page.
We’ve been squirrelling away doing squirelly things behind the scenes and can finally announce that our very first cookbook is available NOW!!
The book features 100 recipes – around 80 of them BRAND NEW and not available anywhere else. Full colour photographs, hardback, a quality book that will stand up to frequent use!
Each recipe has been taste tested by twenty members of the Pinch of Nom community to ensure that they are amazing. Check out our cookbook page for more information!