KANSAS CITY — Sweet meets spicy in new restaurant chicken offerings, with honey being the sweet to balance the heat.

Popeyes Louisiana is serving new Hot Honey Crunch Tenders, featuring marinated and deep-fried crispy chicken tenders drizzled with Red Hot Honey sauce.

Chester’s Chicken is partnering with The French’s Food Co. to introduce new Honey Stung Chicken Wings. The fried chicken wings are tossed in Frank’s RedHot Stingin’ Honey Garlic sauce, which features the spice of cayenne pepper.

Checkers and Rally’s restaurants are also teaming up with French’s to add a spicy new variety to their boneless wings offerings: Frank’s Red Hot Stingin’ Honey Garlic Boneless Wings. 

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