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Popeye's Rippin' Chicken

BiscuitBoy Apr 9, 2013 07:41 AM

I wanted to try this thing last time Popeye's offered it, now I see it's being advertised again in my area. Looks sorta like a breaded and fried budda's hand....Has anyone tasted it? The closest store is a bit of a ride for me, so if "meh" save me a trip

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    Fydeaux RE: BiscuitBoy Apr 9, 2013 08:01 AM

    I havent tried it yet, but I cant imagine that it would taste much different than their regular chicken breast. The combo is being advertised in my area at $3.99 which seems like a pretty decent deal.

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    1. re: Fydeaux
      L2k RE: Fydeaux Apr 10, 2013 07:22 AM

      $4.99 in Boston (near Fenway) for the chicken, biscuit, fries, and a drink. Can't beat the deal with a fork.

      1. re: L2k
        Bob W RE: L2k Apr 10, 2013 01:47 PM

        Or a Popeye's spork.

    2. Boston_Otter RE: BiscuitBoy Apr 9, 2013 09:12 AM

      I enjoyed it! It's basically the "spicy" chicken in boneless form; it's about the ugliest fast food item I've seen, but it's a tasty piece of chicken. I wouldn't drive way out of my way for it, personally, though. If you do go, I'd suggest trying it with gravy as dipping sauce rather than the ranch they provide.

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        BiscuitBoy RE: Boston_Otter Apr 9, 2013 09:25 AM

        Mmmm, spicy. What the heck, haven't been there in years

      2. fldhkybnva RE: BiscuitBoy Apr 9, 2013 04:49 PM

        They taste just like the delicious regular tenders but I guess are more "fun"

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          ferret RE: fldhkybnva Apr 12, 2013 01:58 PM

          It just seems like an opportunity to increase surface area to increase the breading/chicken ratio so they can provide the same weight in product albeit with a higher percentage of that being cheap breading. But what do I know?

          1. re: ferret
            DagingKuda RE: ferret Apr 14, 2013 10:39 AM

            Wouldn't this have less surface area than the chicken tenders, since this looks like several chicken tenders that were joined together at one end ? (Unless the strips here are narrower than tenders, in which case, the surface area would indeed be greater.)

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