omemade KFC Famous Bowl Casserole: A Family Favorite


The KFC Famous Bowl has long been a beloved item for many fast-food enthusiasts. In our household, we’ve taken this classic and turned it into a homemade casserole that’s both delicious and easy to make. This recipe ditches instant potatoes for a more authentic taste with homemade mashed potatoes, layered with corn, crispy chicken, cheese, and topped with savory brown gravy.

Recipe for Homemade KFC Famous Bowl Casserole:



  • For the Mashed Potatoes:
    • 2 pounds of potatoes, peeled and quartered
    • 4 tablespoons of butter
    • 1/2 cup of milk
    • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Casserole:
    • 1 bag of Tyson Any’tizers Popcorn Chicken
    • 2 cups of frozen corn, thawed
    • 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
    • 1 jar of brown gravy


  1. Prepare the Mashed Potatoes:
    • Boil the potatoes in salted water until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
    • Drain and return them to the pot.
    • Add butter and milk to the potatoes. Mash until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  2. Cook the Chicken:
    • Cook the Tyson Any’tizers Popcorn Chicken in an air fryer at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for about 10-15 minutes, or until crispy and golden.
  3. Assemble the Casserole:
    • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • In a 9×13 inch baking dish, spread the mashed potatoes evenly as the bottom layer.
    • Layer the thawed corn over the mashed potatoes.
    • Evenly distribute the cooked popcorn chicken on top of the corn.
  4. Bake the Casserole:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes.
  5. Add Cheese and Gravy:
    • Remove the casserole from the oven and sprinkle the shredded cheese over the top.
    • Return to the oven and bake for an additional 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
    • Heat the brown gravy in a saucepan or microwave.
  6. Final Touch:
    • Pour the hot gravy over the casserole just before serving.

Homemade KFC Famous Bowl Casserole

Serving and Storage:

  • Serve hot as a comforting and hearty meal.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave.

Conclusion: This homemade KFC Famous Bowl Casserole is a hit in our house and is sure to be in yours too. It’s a perfect dish for family dinners, potlucks, or any time you crave that classic KFC flavor with a homemade twist. Enjoy the layers of creamy mashed potatoes, sweet corn, crispy chicken, melted cheese, and rich gravy in every bite!

Feel free to adjust the recipe to your liking, especially the seasoning for the mashed potatoes or the type of cheese used. This recipe is versatile and can be modified to suit different tastes.


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