I am NOT a healthy eater and my contributions here on lunch (mmmm lunch!) in the food realm is junkfood and fastfood.
This sandwich is getting plenty of headlines for the audacity of it all, first of all there is NO bread bun. Your bun is two slabs of white chicken breast meat housing: bacon (mmmm bacon) slices of montery jack and pepper jack cheese and special sauce. No veggies alowed, just like the BK Stacker, sorta.
It is filling, have one for lunch, I bet you only have a snack before bed since you will have skipped dinner.
I'm noticing some bad press here on the site for it being unhealthy but trust me, there is worse out there, here from kfc.com is the nutritional content:
Double Down 241 Serving Size (gms) 540 Calories 290 Calories from Fat 32 Total Fat (gms) 10 Saturated Fat (gms) 0.5 Trans Fat (g) 145 Cholesterol (mgs) 1380 Sodium (mgs) 11 Carbohydrates (gms) 1 Dietary Fiber (gms) 1 Sugars (gms) 53 Protein (gms)
America is fat. America is getting fatter. It seems if KFC gets its way, America will get there in record time. Ladies and gentleman let me present to you the champion of all artery clogging, fat building and gluttonous indulging foods in a fast food market ripe with contenders. Your neighborhood KFC is now stocked with the Double Down “Sandwich”. I quoted the word sandwich because it is not “by definition” a sandwich. … more
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The new KFC Double Down sandwich is real and it's coming April 12th! This one-of-a-kind sandwich features two thick and juicy boneless white meat chicken filets (Original Recipe® or Grilled), two pieces of bacon, two melted slices of Monterey Jack and pepper jack cheese and Colonel's Sauce. This product is so meaty, there’s no room for a bun!