I admit I can typically be cussed about altering my thoughts; Fortuitously, that is not required right here as a result of KFC has all the time been my favourite fast-food rooster chain, and the brand new, restricted version Final BBQ Fried Hen Sandwich makes me much more assured on this alternative.
The very first thing I seen about this sandwich was a really pungent barbecue aroma (promising), adopted intently by a word of how scrumptious it was. Genuine golden bread with a plump fried rooster fillet peeking out, nestled between hints of ruddy sauce, vibrant pickles, completely cooked bacon strips, crispy fried onions, and a thick layer of cheese…. Actually worthy of the title of “The Absolute”! (I ought to word that I needed to order this twice, although my first spherical was lacking onions, so that you may need to verify earlier than leaving the shop to ensure no sections of your sandwich are MIA.)
Fortuitously, KFC’s newest innovation tastes nearly as good because it seems. Individually, every ingredient shines by way of. The style of the fluffy, shiny brownie is splendidly gentle and buttery! Candy bacon – or ought to I say smoked – hit between extraordinarily lean and fats! The hardly-melted blanket of cheese supplied a comforting Velveeta-esque creaminess with out being runny sufficient to depart a multitude! The fried onions have been earthy and flavorful with a crinkly really feel that completely supported the crispy fried bread virtually dripping from the rooster! The pickles have been pungent and bitter (I need to admit I do not normally eat pickles on sandwiches, so I haven’t got a lot to say about them, however I would prefer to assume I may not less than inform in the event that they have been terrible, they usually positively weren’t terrible)!
The bbq sauce was properly candy however had a spicy and refined style that made my style buds tingle for extra, its presence was a lot stronger than I anticipated, and it was thick and sticky that just about jogged my memory of jam! And the rooster would make Colonel Sanders proud, the meat offering a young, juicy crunch and the bread flipping right into a tart crunch that even managed the uncommon success of not flaking instantly the second I took a chew!
Taken collectively, some elements slipped out of the highlight—the flavors of fried rooster, barbecue sauce, and pickle, with the cheese, onion, and bacon extra pronounced in texture than style—however I did not discover that to be a difficulty. As I reluctantly discovered within the marching band in highschool, not everybody can play enjoyable elements on a regular basis, however even when some elements aren’t thrilling, they’re simply as necessary as a harmonious complete. I actually cannot think about the Final BBQ Fried Hen Sandwich with none of those elements.
The most important potential criticism I may foresee can be wanting extra barbecue sauce. It is snapped coyly on the highest and backside of the bun relatively than popping out boldly like within the promotional pictures, and whereas that was sufficient for me as somebody who eats waffles with no syrup, hash browns with out ketchup, and so on., I can see others discover them slightly dry. In the long run, although, I counsel this sandwich to even essentially the most discerning of consumers.
I may even point out that KFC suggests pairing this with one other summer time menu starter, Blackberry Lemonade. Sadly offered out at my native retailer. Hopefully you will have higher luck – however then once more, anybody who has this sandwich as an choice is already very fortunate.
Buying value: $8.37 analysis: 9 out of 10 Vitamin details: 650 energy (different dietary info not accessible at time of publication).