TORONTO -- McDonald's Canada is giving the iconic McChicken a spicy makeover, with the launch of the new Spicy McChicken sandwiches. With three unique flavours of increasing levels of heat released every two weeks, Canadians can find out which flavour will test their spice limits and give them #SpiceFace.
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"The McChicken sandwich is an iconic menu item, so offering spicy versions will be an exciting new take on the classic," says Milesa Chu, Menu Development, McDonald's Canada. "By giving guests a unique experience tailored to their spice preferences, we are continuing to innovate the items Canadians know and love."
The new sauces were created for spice lovers by the McDonald's chefs along with Chef Joseph Horvath from McDonald's supplier Flavour Reddy Foods. This is the first time in recent history that McDonald's Canada has changed the iconic McChicken sandwich. The Spicy McChicken sandwiches are a limited-time offering and only available at Canadian restaurants until March 11.
"Spice is a complex topic in food," says saucier and co-creator of the Spicy McChicken sauces, Chef Joseph Horvath from Flavour Reddy Foods. "Any spice lover has a unique preference in flavour profiles and overall spiciness. Some like their spices for the taste it lends to the dish, while others enjoy it for the thrill and excitement of testing their limits. The Spicy McChicken sandwich with Jalapeño, Habanero and Ghost Pepper sauces, appeal to both types of spice-lovers."
Every two weeks, increasing levels of heat will be introduced to the Spicy McChicken sandwich, each highlighting a different chili pepper:
With each sandwich, Canadians can discover which sandwich challenges their spice limits and gives them #SpiceFace. The Spicy McChicken sandwiches are another way McDonald's Canada is creating innovative new menu items alongside much-loved classics.
SOURCE McDonald's Canada
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