KFC introduces a new kind of chicken sandwich


KFC is the latest fast food restaurant to join the chicken sandwich revolution. Kentucky Fried Chicken has returned to the scene, this time with a twist. The beloved fast food chain has added the new Fillet & Cutlet Sandwich to the menu, but only in a single location.

According to food news site, the new sandwich was added to KFC’s Japan locations’ menus earlier this month. Chew Boom. The sandwich is made with two different styles of fried chicken – a fried chicken fillet and a minced meat chicken cutlet. The site states that the sandwich is made with a pair soft burger buns. A signature fried chicken fillet is placed on the bottom bun. The minced meat chicken cutlet is then placed on top. The sandwich is finished by a special mayo made with arabiki whole-grain mustard, garlic, and pepper. It’s served on fresh lettuce.

Sora News 24 reports that the packaging for the Fillet & Cutlet Sandwich is a bit different than traditional KFC packaging, as it comes in a “surprisingly tall”Boxes measuring over 10 cm in diameter According to the outlet “when we opened it up, we could see it needed that height to cover the gorgeous tower of buns and fried meat that lay inside.”How does the new dish taste? Soranews 24 gave the sandwich an overwhelmingly positive review.

“If we were to sum it up in one sentence, we’d have to say – it was finger ‘lickin marvelous,”The outlet also wrote in their review. “The menchi katsu was filled with tasty minced chicken, and it was juicy, crunchy, and crumbly, pairing incredibly well with the sauce, the chicken fillet, and the fillet’s 11 secret herbs and spices. Eating a fried chicken fillet together with a fried minced chicken cutlet is something we’ve never done before, and while it felt immoral to eat the two together, it tasted soooo good at the same time.”

The Fillet & Cutlet Sandwich is available a la carte for ¥490, or about $4.27 USD, and also as part of a combo served with a side of fries and drink for ¥790, or about $6.88 USD. The sandwich is currently only available at KFC restaurants in Japan. It is not known if the sandwich will ever make it to the U.S. or any other KFC locations beyond Japan.

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