Article by Joanna Sarah-Freedman
McDonald’s is trialling a new supersized McChicken Sandwich in select stores across the US.
The fast food giant is rolling out what’s known as a Grand McChicken Sandwich, which is the same combination of chicken patty, shredded lettuce, and mayo… just bigger!
The burger launched in late August at select test locations within California and Nevada.
These included Bakersfield, Sacramento, Chico, Fresno, and Reno, where it’ll be selling for a limited time to measure interest from the public.
Prices vary across branches, but at one test location in Reno, the Grand McChicken costs $4.69 (£3.75), while the standard McChicken Sandwich costs $3.39 (£2.71).
The burger sounds pretty great for those in need of a feed, but we don’t yet have any intel on whether it’ll be selling beyond these select branches.
Quite often, when McDonald’s is trialling a food item, it does end up with a national rollout, but there are other times the idea is subsequently disregarded.
“McDonald’s is always looking for ways to give fans more of what they’re craving, and the Grand McChicken will offer customers a new way to enjoy the McChicken they already know and love,” Maccies said of the new menu item.
This isn’t the first supersized McDonald’s menu item, after the Grand Big Mac and the Grand Filet-O-Fish both made it onto US menus, alongside the Grand McNuggets.
Those lucky enough to be near a Maccies serving the new burger will be able to order in store, for McDelivery, drive-thru or for collection via the McDonald’s app.
The giant McChicken Sandwich isn’t likely to be hitting the UK any time soon, seeing as our menu boasts a Mayo Chicken and a McSpicy Burger instead.
However, you never know what the big bosses at McDonald’s HQ have up their sleeves!
Featured image: Getty/ McDonald’s