KFC Mac & Cheese Bowls roll out August 26 for $5
While the internet debates which is the best chicken sandwich, fast-food chain KFC is turning its attention to macaroni and cheese.
Kentucky Fried Chicken announced Thursday that it will launch Mac & Cheese Bowls on Aug. 26. The dishes will join the chain’s $5 Fill Up menu.
Served as a main dish, the bowls combine mac and cheese with popcorn chicken, which is topped with a three-cheese blend, KFC said in a statement. Consumers can also try a spicy version with Nashville hot sauce.
“Mac and Cheese has a cult-like following, and bowl food is a trend that isn’t going away anytime soon,” said Andrea Zahumensky, KFC’s chief marketing officer in the U.S., in a statement.
Consumers can get the bowls as part of a combo with a medium drink and chocolate chip cookie.
KFC isn’t the only fast-food chain to embrace the popular dish. Earlier this month, Chick-fil-A added mac and cheese to its menu as a side dish, a kid’s meal or as part of a catering order.
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