El Pollo Loco launched new Handmade Chicken Tamales, a classic Mexican holiday tradition, to kick off the holiday season. The tamales are available in a limited edition line of new Handmade Chicken Tamale Platters or to add to any family meal for just $5.99.

“As the holidays are approaching, we want our customers to enjoy El Pollo Loco’s tasty and authentic Mexican holiday tamales,” says Heather Gardea, Vice President of Research and Development and Executive Chef at El Pollo Loco. “With so much flavor, our Handmade Chicken Tamales are made perfectly with extra love and care for a delicious lunch or as the highlight of a holiday family dinner.”

The new line of Chicken Tamale Platters includes the following:

  • Tamale & Taco Platter – $6.19 (prices will vary by location)
  • Tamale & Soup Platter – $6.29 (prices will vary by location)
  • 2 Tamales Platter – $6.49 (prices will vary by location)
  • Single tamale a la carte $2.49 (prices will vary by location)
  • Add tamales to any family meal – $5.99 (system-wide advertised prices)

El Pollo Loco is dedicated to creating menu options that are made with fresh ingredients and provide a healthier alternative to typical fast food. The brand’s new Handmade Chicken Tamale Platters are the latest menu items inspired by the culinary and cultural traditions of Mexico and the Company’s hometown of Los Angeles.

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