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McDonald's sweet chili sauce ... just make a McEggroll, will ya

rworange Feb 18, 2010 06:25 PM

Gave the largely bannered sweet chili sauce with my mcnuggets. It is the exact gloopy red sauce that bad Chinese-American restaurants give you with eggrolls. There's a slight touch of heat to it. If they are going to have this, they just might as well sell eggrolls as well.

The car smelled like bad Chinese takeout till I could find a trash barrel.

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    joe777cool Feb 20, 2010 09:33 AM

    mmmmm sounds delicious lol. no but i am seriously going to try it today

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      Muskrat Feb 20, 2010 09:47 AM

      Have they discontinued the sweet & sour sauce that used to be available for McNuggets?

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        joe777cool Feb 20, 2010 09:58 AM

        oh god no...Millions would protest. that stuff is the S&S sauce of legends.

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          Chemicalkinetics Feb 20, 2010 10:11 AM

          I like that thing. It is not great, but it is so-signature.

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            joe777cool Feb 20, 2010 02:10 PM

            had that chili sauce today....nothing special. S&S still by far the best

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              Chemicalkinetics Feb 20, 2010 02:38 PM

              Joe,

              Sorry about the confusion. When I said "that" thing, I were referring to the S&S sauce you were talking about. Despite you like it or not, I think the sweet and sour sauce has earned its place in the history, just like Big Mac. I don't love Big Mac, but com'on, it is historical.

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                joe777cool Feb 20, 2010 02:44 PM

                i am totally confused here....

                the chili sauce - only ok

                the S&S sauce - legendary (as in great)

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                  Chemicalkinetics Feb 20, 2010 02:48 PM

                  Joe,

                  If you go back and read my original statement: "I like that thing. It is not great, but it is so-signature." "That thing" is referring to the S&S sauce, not the chili sauce. I hope this clarify the confusion.

      2. rworange Feb 21, 2010 01:56 PM

        These responses got to me. Today I had a 6 piece McNuggwt with one chili sauce and one sweet and sour sauce.

        On the rare occasion I've had McNuggets I'm likely to order BBQ sauce. I think the last time I tried all the sauces was when McNuggets first came out. I rejected the sweet and sour sauce at that time.

        It was interesting. The sweet and sour sauce seems mustard based. What was suprising to me was a distinct cinnamon flavor. It is thinner and lest gloppy than the new chili sauce. However, it is nothing I would ever identify as a sweet and sour sauce. The chili sauce was more of the classic bad Chinese restaurant model.

        That being said, I like the chili sauce more than the sweet and sour as I'm not a fan of mustard-based sauces in general. Still ... I'll be sticking with the bbq sauce.

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          joe777cool Feb 21, 2010 03:32 PM

          I dont believe there is much mustard in the sauce; I detest mustard and if that were the case I would pick right up on that. All the recipes I have seen to try and imitate the sauce contain mostly apricot and peach preserves along with sugar, vinegar, and a few other seasonings. I have never picked up the cinnamon in it either and I have eaten more than my fair share of S&S sauce.

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            OneSonTwoCats Feb 28, 2010 07:51 PM

            Interesting. Back in the day when I ate the McNuggets (and me and the ex were BIG fans of them), we would get the S&S sauce and the mustard sauce and mix them together.

        2. Asumnuthin Mar 3, 2010 10:32 AM

          honestly I enjoyed the sweet chilli when i tried it for the first time last week....
          HOWEVER I am missing like crazy the curry sauce I had in France and Italy at the mcDee's there
          anyone know if they have it at any in the states???

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