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Aug 27, 2013 07:11 PM

McDonald's doing Chicken Wings

Something new for the deep fryer

**Mighty Wings**

What took so long?

Bad news for current wing players?


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  1. Wonder if these are like the bizarre ground pork extruded "ribs" they tried?

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    1. re: Kagemusha

      As reported in the article, as well as elsewhere, they are bone-in wings.

    2. BNN reports they are only available in the States!! Sigh!!

      1. I tried wings at a McD's in Chicago in the early 90's. They were quite serviceable if memory serves.


        1. As they are breaded it won't matter to me. I can't stand breaded wings, naked, fried with sauce on them is my way

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          1. re: roro1831

            Breaded wings are heresy, I agree. I also think wings at a fast food place are an inherently bad idea. They take 12ish minutes to fry, and they MUST be served fresh - no one wants to wait 12 minutes for their order at McDs.

            1. re: biondanonima

              I tried some in NC over the weekend, and they were not only breaded, but VERY heavily breaded. On top of that, they were a little overcooked, so that some of the breading had a burned flavor. I was not impressed at all. Ironically, the drummies seem to come from larger chickens than the flappers, as the flappers were bigger with significantly more meat than the drummies.

          2. I tried the Mighty Wings. I was not impressed. They were edible, but that's the best I can say. There was too much breading, and the heat (cayenne?) didn't help.

            I prefer my wings without a flour coating, and with Frank's Red Hot sauce.