Come July twenty seventh, Popeyes is hoping to reinvent the fast-food hen sport as soon as once more. Not even two years after the chain introduced its first-ever chicken sandwich, successfully kicking off the modern-day Rooster Sandwich Wars, the chain has introduced it is including hen nuggets to its menu later this month. Areas in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico will begin carrying hen nuggets that use the identical breading because the chain’s crispy hen tenders and fried hen.
“Similar to our sport altering Rooster Sandwich, our new Rooster Nuggets are not like something you could have skilled earlier than. We goal to indicate the world as soon as once more the magic of Popeyes® hen with our new Nuggets. We consider that these piece(s) of crunchy, juicy scrumptious hen could have company query how they ever loved hen nuggets earlier than this,” Popeyes president Sami Siddiqui supplied in a press launch.
Popeyes hen nuggets will likely be accessible in varied sizes, starting from 4 items all the way in which as much as 36 items. A particular super-size 48-piece hen nugget field will likely be accessible for buy solely on-line at Popeyes.com and thru the chain’s Popeyes Rewards app.
“We have now invested the time to excellent a product that leverages our traditional strategies and Louisiana flavors that may change how individuals take into consideration and expertise Rooster Nuggets. We expect we did it once more with Rooster Nuggets,” Popeyes chief innovator Amy Alarcon added. “Now we are able to provide this well-known recipe in items with the launch of Popeyes® Nuggets.”
As with the chain’s different hen merchandise, the nuggets may also comply with the usual 12-hour marination course of. If Popeyes hen sandwich rollout in 2019 is any indication, hen fiends can anticipate one other critical wave a fast-food innovation within the coming months.
“We have now seen a rare demand for the brand new Popeyes Rooster Sandwich following our nationwide launch on August 12,” one Popeyes spokesperson told ComicBook.com after the sandwich first sold out. “It has been wonderful to see our company share their love for our model and for the brand new Rooster Sandwich on social media and past, and we’re actually humbled and grateful for his or her assist.”