Industry News | December 23, 2015

Sonic Brings the Spice with Jumbo Popcorn Chicken

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Sonic Drive-In announced an innovative spin to its popular premium chicken menu that delivers high-quality taste in a bite-sized snack with the introduction of Seasoned Jumbo Popcorn Chicken. Seasoned with bold flavors to satisfy chicken cravings—including Sriracha, Garlic Parmesan, and Honey Barbeque—this new twist on a fan favorite is available only at Sonic for a limited time only.

Sonic’s juicy popcorn chicken is made with marinated 100 percent premium all-white meat chicken, covered in an extra crispy coating, and tossed with one of three savory flavors that deliver on taste in every bite. Perfect for a snack or a meal, this poppable chicken won’t disappoint.

"At Sonic, we continually create new flavor combinations for our chicken lineup that guests will love on-the-go" says Todd Smith, chief marketing officer. “Our culinary team shook things up on our menu by adding the new Seasoned Jumbo Popcorn Chicken to build off a menu item our guests crave. These bites of juicy chicken have all the flavor packed into the seasoning, so guests don’t need dipping sauce, forks, or napkins.”

Inspired by the popular fiery red sauce, Sonic’s Sriracha seasoning is made from ground red peppers that add a kick in every bite. Always a crowd pleaser, the Garlic Parmesan seasoning is made with Parmesan cheese, roasted garlic and Italian herbs. The Honey Barbeque seasoning is made with real brown sugar and honey to bring barbeque lovers the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

Perfect for a quick snack or pair an order of Seasoned Jumbo Popcorn Chicken with Tots and a classic Cherry Limeade to make a meal for lunch or dinner.

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