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McDonald’s Adds Chicken McGriddles and McChicken Biscuits To Its Official Breakast Lineup

Chicken McGriddles are nothing new to longtime McDonald’s eaters, as they’ve been tested a couple of times and can be ordered via the secret menu right around 10:30 every morning. However, we have our first official signs that McDonald’s may be bringing the cult favorite nationwide.

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In Southern California, Chicken McGriddles have been popping up on value breakfast menus at several locations. They’re mainly sold as part of a 2 for $3 deal, and some locations even have them on the $1 $2 $3 menu during the AM hours.

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The other half of that 2 for $3 deal is a relatively new sandwich to the McDonald’s crowd: McChicken Biscuits. These sandwiches aren’t 100% identical to the original McChicken, since there’s no lettuce or mayo inside of the fried chicken biscuit. However, it does give McDonald’s a morning meal option akin to those that Chick-fil-A and Whataburger have been slinging for years now.

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Both items can be currently viewed on the McDonald’s website, although no official photos of either item have gone up yet. The McChicken Biscuit is listed at 430 calories and 1060 mg of sodium per sandwich, while the Chicken McGriddle contains 390 calories and 1000 mg of sodium.

As of right now, it’s unclear whether this distribution will be spread out across the nation, or if this is just a major regional test. McDonald’s has yet to respond to a request for comment from Foodbeast on the new sandwiches.

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McDonald’s New Chicken McGriddle Is Everything You Want For Breakfast

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We predicted that fried chicken for breakfast would be a hit for 2017. Looks like McDonald’s is agreeing with us on that part.

After successful tests of the Chicken McGriddle in Ohio last year, McDonald’s has released the sandwich into various locations in Florida. Spoon University reports that this new sandwich has only been released in this area for a limited time, and will be on the all-day breakfast menu until April 26th.

This is an incredible fast food take on chicken and waffles: a crispy fried piece of chicken from the McChicken sandwich, combined with the sweet and pillowy McGriddle pancake exterior. It’s not a massive calorie overload, either  (while McDonald’s doesn’t have an official picture of the sandwich on their website, the nutritional info lists a single sandwich to be 390 calories). Although the 15 grams of fat and 1000 mg of sodium are a bit hurtful.

With fried chicken on the rise in breakfast, we expect this sandwich to be a huge hit, and hope that it comes to restaurants across the country in the near future so we can enjoy the Chicken McGriddle for ourselves.

Until then, enjoy the new breakfast sandwich, Florida. And let us know what you think of it!