New chicken sandwich offerings fan the flames of the chicken sandwich wars.
Checkers and Rally’s restaurants are launching new Mother Cruncher chicken sandwiches, featuring an all-white meat chicken breast coated and deep fried in a “mega crunch” breading.
The Bacon BBQ Mother Cruncher Chicken Sandwich is topped with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, two slices of bacon, pickles, honey mustard, shredded iceberg lettuce and crispy fried onion pieces served on a toasted bun.
The Classic Mother Cruncher Chicken Sandwich is made with a new creamy Squawk Sauce, pickles, iceberg lettuce and a slice of tomato served on a toasted bun.
Sonic is downsizing its chicken sandwiches with the launch of new Chicken Slingers. The classic version features all-white meat crispy chicken, mayo and pickles on a brioche slider bun. The sandwich also comes in a spicy version, which adds Sonic’s spicy ranch sauce.
Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken is getting in on the chicken sandwich craze with its own entry. The chain’s new Chicken Sandwich features a 4-oz, battered and honey-dipped white meat chicken fillet topped with dill pickles and chipotle ranch dressing served on a warm brioche bun. The sandwich may be ordered spicy or original.
Wendy’s is introducing the Summer Strawberry Salad, made with diced grilled chicken breast, Parmesan cheese, asiago cheese, fontina cheese, applewood-smoked bacon and strawberries served on a bed of romaine lettuce and spring mix greens. The salad comes with champagne vinaigrette and candied almonds on the side.
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is adding American Wagyu beef from Snake River Farms to its menu. The ultra-premium beef is the star of three new sandwiches and a new salad.
The American Wagyu Roast Beef Sub features American Wagyu roast beef, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato onions and mayo on a sub roll.
The American Wagyu Slaw Be Jo Sub pairs American Wagyu beef with provolone cheese then tops it with Russian dressing, cole slaw and mayo all served on a sub roll.
The American Wagyu Cheese Steak Sub features American Wagyu beef, melted white American cheese, fried onions and hot or sweet peppers all served on a sub roll.
The Wagyu and Bleu Salad combines American Wagyu roast beef, mixed greens, gorgonzola cheese crumbles, sweet peppers, crispy cheddar onions, diced tomatoes and gorgonzola vinaigrette.