KFC and Beyond Meat are bringing Beyond Fried Chicken to California! The two companies are teaming up to bring Beyond Fried Chicken to 50 restaurants in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and other Southern California spots.

The plant-based nuggets will be available in six or 12-piece combos with a side of Secret Recipe fries and a drink, or as à la carte options.

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Image Courtesy of Beyond Meat/KFC

Beyond Meat has made headlines partnering with multiple companies, including Starbucks and Golden Krust, and KFC is another partner for the plant-based meat maker.

“I’ve said it before: despite many imitations, the flavor of Kentucky Fried Chicken is one that has never been replicated, until Beyond Fried Chicken,” said Andrea Zahumensky, chief marketing officer, KFC U.S. in an emailed statement, “We know the east coast loved it, so we thought we’d give those on the west coast a chance to tell us what they think in an exclusive sneak peek.”

Beyond Meat and plant-based meats have surged in popularity during the coronavirus. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with KFC and bring Beyond Fried Chicken to Southern California,” Ethan Brown, Beyond Meat Founder & CEO shared in a press release sharing the partnership. “KFC is a true category leader and we are proud to be their partner of choice as they make delicious plant-based chicken more accessible to consumers.”

You can make healthier versions of plant-based nuggets using these recipes below:

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects

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