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KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it

Meredith Cash , Business Insider US
 Jun 05, 2019, 09:17 PM

Five KFC locations in the country have incorporated chicken skins into their menus.
KFC Indonesia

  • Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus.
  • Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhelming positive, according to The Sun.
  • It's unclear whether the company has plans to roll out chicken skins at locations in other countries, but INSIDER has reached out to KFC to find out more.
  • For now, you can purchase an order of chicken skin for 13,636 Indonesian Rupiah ($0.96 USD).
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KFC has introduced crispy fried chicken skin to its menu. The only catch is that you'll have to travel to Indonesia to give the skin a try.

Five KFC locations in the country have incorporated chicken skins into their menus.
KFC Indonesia

Five KFC locations in the country have added chicken skin to their menus, which already feature other unique items such as pancakes and spaghetti.

KFC Indonesia's official Twitter account announced the new menu addition in a post on May 11.

According to The Sun, online customer response to the chicken skins has been overwhelming positive. The publication also reported that the chicken skin has been so popular that they have sold out at multiple locations.

"It's really crisp and crunchy! I'll definitely order again as a snack," one reviewer wrote on Instagram, according to The Sun. A representative for KFC told INSIDER the company currently doesn't plan to export fried chicken skin to other countries, but said that "the company's global food innovation teams look at both external trends and blockbuster products from other markets" to determine its menu items in global locations.

"It could show up elsewhere in the future," the representative added.

For now, you can purchase an order of chicken skins for 13,636 Indonesian Rupiah (R14.20) at KFC's locations in Salemba, Cideng, Kemang, Kalimalang, and Kelana Gading - that is, if they are not sold out.

This is far from the first time KFC has experimented with its menu items. For a limited time, the fried chicken chain introduced chicken and waffles to its menus at American locations back in 2018. And at the beginning of this year, KFC rolled out a Cheetos sandwich in the US, which featured the crunchy snacks and cheese sauce atop fried chicken.

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