Remember back in 2019 when Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen dropped a new chicken sandwich and mass hysteria ensued? Well maybe not mass hysteria. But the Fried Chicken Sandwich Wars really took off after the long lines in drive-thru showed the nation’s desire for more fried chicken. Now Popeye’s launched a new sandwich: the Classic Blackened Chicken Sandwich.
Instead of the batter and breading on the usual chicken sandwich, the fast food giant coats the chicken filet with their blackened seasoning usually reserved for their Naked Tenders. A brioche bun, barrel cured pickles and mayo finish out this slightly healthier chicken sandwich. You can get it regular or spicy with your choice of mayo.
We’ll see if this starts another craze. It’s available at select locations nationwide and only for a limited time.
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