While the backyard grill might be lit, some people might prefer to hit the drive-thru for those summer flavors. The new KFC Ultimate BBQ Fried Chicken Sandwich might have people ordering instead of cooking for that summer gathering.
BBQ and summer go hand in hand. Even if that sauce can get fingers a little sticky, the flavor is worth using those extra napkins. According to KFC, the new sandwich features Extra Crispy 100 percent white meat filet topped with hickory smoked bacon, KFC’s signature honey BBQ sauce, crispy fried onions, melted cheese and pickles. The sandwich is served on a brioche bun.
Speaking to the new KFC Ultimate BBQ Fried Chicken Sandwich, Nick Chavez, CMO, KFC U.S. said, “With the best tastes of summer and our finger lickin’ good fried chicken between two buttery brioche buns, the Ultimate BBQ Fried Chicken Sandwich is an invitation to savor every last joyful ‘bite’ of summer. It’s a BBQ in every bite!”
Looking at the new sandwich, the enjoyment is more than just the honey BBQ sauce that captures people’s attention. It is the texture in every bite. The Extra Crispy stands up to the sauce and the cheese. There is still crunchiness in every bite, especially with the crispy fried onions and pickles.
Plus, the flavors hit the entire spectrum. There is sweet, salty, sour, and everything that satisfies on this sandwich. And, the brioche bun stands up to that hearty bite. Grandma might have some good fried chicken, but this summertime food offering might put her secret recipe on pause for a couple of months.
To celebrate the new menu item, KFC is partnering Going.com to giveaway a vacation to Aruba. While one person will win that ultimate escape, others will walk away with a premium membership to Going.com. For anyone who is looking for a last minute getaway, that travel website can help people find creative and cost-effective options.
Summer is heating up. When the temperatures rise, keep the grill off and let the fried chicken experts take over. The KFC Ultimate BBQ Fried Chicken Sandwich is here. It could be the food escape that brings a little extra to summer fun.
The KFC Ultimate BBQ Fried Chicken Sandwich will be available starting July 3 for a limited time. Check with restaurants for pricing and availability.