Every year, new food crazes pop up in fast food restaurant chains and tend to go viral on social media. The newest food idea is the Cheetos Chicken Sandwich which is available courtesy of Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chains. The new sandwich is a chicken sandwich was a layer of Cheetos on it, wrapped in a regular bun.
As an added bonus, there is also a Cheetos cheese sauce on the chicken sandwich for even more Cheetos flavor. The new sandwich is currently being tested at Kentucky Fried Chicken chains throughout the southeastern United States, where it is expected to be the most profitable.
Right now, lucky customers who want to try out this new sandwich can head to their local Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants in Richmond or Roanoke, Virginia, Greensboro or Raleigh North Carolina, and Greenville, Georgia.
According to a statement, “Both KFC and Cheetos have dedicated fan bases loyal to each new creation, it only made sense to merge these two iconic brands together to provide an irresistible and flavorful sandwich that gives the best of both worlds.”
The Cheetos used on the Cheetos Chicken Sandwich are of the regular variety, so fans of Flaming Hot Cheetos should not expect any heat from this new sandwich. Fans who live outside of the current testing area, for now, will have to settle for re-creating this Cheetos Chicken Sandwich at home.
This new Cheetos Chicken Sandwich is also the latest in a Cheetos inspired foods that have been popping up on fast food menus across the country. The new sandwich will be available at participating Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants starting on January 29th and the sandwich will be available for a limited time. So far, it’s not clear how long this limited edition chicken sandwich will be available or when it may expand into the rest of the country.