Call the Doctor: KFC Japan Creates Deep-Fried Soup

When most people think of soup, they think of warm and healthy nourishment on a cold winter's night. They imagine sitting around the fireplace, wrapped in a Snuggie and slurping it timidly. They do not, however, think of chomping into a deep-fried husk of artery-clogging awesomeness.

KFC Japan, who are no strangers to culinary kookiness, have unveiled a deep-fried soup product that they will begin serving later this month. The soup is a deep-fried version of a popular Japanese staple called corn potage, which is essentially corn chowder. The wizards at KFC Japan bread it and then dip it in scalding hot oil, thus turning it into a kind of corn fritter.

It will only be available for a limited time, so get those plane tickets ready. It's either that or you can try dipping a glop of minestrone into vegetable oil and seeing what happens.

Keep Reading

On TV

Sugar Showdown

7:30am | 6:30c

Sugar Showdown

8:30am | 7:30c

Sugar Showdown

9:30am | 8:30c

Donut Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Donut Showdown

11am | 10c

Donut Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cake Hunters

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cake Hunters

4:30pm | 3:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cupcake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Wars

9pm | 8c

Crazy Cakes

10pm | 9c

Crazy Cakes

10:30pm | 9:30c

Cupcake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cupcake Wars

12am | 11c

Cake Wars

1am | 12c

Crazy Cakes

2am | 1c

Crazy Cakes

2:30am | 1:30c
What's Hot
What's Hot

Cheap Eats

New Season Premieres Wed Aug. 8 10p|9c

So Much Pretty Food Here