Friday, September 6, 2019

McDonald's Just Revealed a Surprising New Product That Is a Huge Threat to Chick-fil-A and Popeyes

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In case you've been living in a cave on the side of a mountain for the past few months, we are in the middle of a major chicken sandwich war. The two heavy hitters in this war have been Chick-fil-A, which has sold its iconic chicken sandwich since 1964, and Popeyes, which introduced a remarkably popular (and quickly sold out) spicy chicken sandwich of its own last month.

Yesterday, however, fast-food giant McDonald's decided it was time to introduce its own spicy chicken sandwich--hoping to steal some of the thunder from its archrivals Chick-fil-A and Popeyes.

On September 11th, McDonald's will start selling its new Spicy BBQ Chicken Sandwich in restaurants nationwide. According to the company, the star of the show will be a buttermilk crispy chicken fillet on a sesame seed bun with slivered onions, pickles, and a spicy BBQ glaze.

In addition to this new chicken sandwich specifically designed to compete with Chick-fil-A and Popeyes, McDonald's is also introducing Spicy BBQ Glazed Tenders--essentially, a turbocharged chicken nugget.

So, how will McDonald's new spicy chicken sandwich stand up to the sandwiches sold by its rivals?

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