McDonald’s Chicken Big Mac

Review of McDonald’s Chicken Big Mac – Sweden

What they say:

The new Chicken Big Mac: delicious chicken breast, melty cheese, crispy iceberg lettuce, creamy Big Mac sauce – in the unmistakable Big Mac style.

Price: 64kr for the meal (approx. £5.45).

Calories: 604 kcal.

McDonald's Chicken Big Mac
Chicken Big Mac…

This could turn out to be the shortest review. Ever. I was pretty excited by the idea of a Chicken Big Mac. I had grand visions in my mind of double chicken burgers and how amazing this would be. In reality, it was two small chicken burgers (like on the 10kr menu) instead of beef patties in the iconic Big Mac. The build, Big Mac sauce etc. was exactly the same as a regular Big Mac. That’s it. No change of sauce or anything to make it fit with chicken instead of beef.

McDonald's Chicken Big Mac
Lifting the lid…

I feel a little naive for thinking it would be anything else, but also a little let down. I thought of other options that might suit this burger. Mayo and BBQ sauce, maybe some bacon – this had so much potential. It just seems a bit weak and unimaginative of McDonald’s, to be honest.

McDonald's Chicken Big Mac
Cracking cross-section…

Now the only thing that stood out was the Dill and Vinegar flavour Shaker Fries that came with the Chicken Big Mac. They certainly worked pretty well with a good taste, although they were a bit too salty, like I find a lot of the Shaker flavours I’ve sampled.

McDonald's Chicken Big Mac
Good Shaker Fries…

You can see how Burger Lad® tried to create his own version of the Chicken Big Mac here. He also discusses the other countries that have this available on their menu. For me though, it wasn’t the best choice I’ve made when ordering at McDonald’s. Perhaps this is why we’ve never seen it arrive in the UK…

Website: http://www.mcdonalds.se/se/pa-mcdonalds/kampanj/2016/grandbigmac.html

Chicken Big Mac

£5.45
Chicken Big Mac
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Taste

5/10

    Look

    7/10

      Price

      7/10

        Hot

        • Shaker Fries
        • Price

        Not

        • Big Mac doesn't work as chicken
        • Lack of imagination
         

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