Taco Bell testing new hen nuggets in 1 metropolis

Taco Bell testing new hen nuggets in 1 metropolis

Michael Bartiromo and Tyler Haughn

2 months in the past


(WXIN/NEXSTAR) – The powers that be at Taco Bell have chosen one metropolis — and one metropolis solely — because the testing floor for a brand new hen merchandise.

Prospects in Minneapolis are the primary (and at the moment solely) within the nation with the choice to order Taco Bell’s new Crispy Hen Nuggets, based on a menu replace shared by Taco Bell final week.


The white-meat nuggets, that are marinated in jalapeno-spiced buttermilk earlier than being breaded and fried, are served with a selection of two sauces: a signature “Bell sauce” for dipping (made with tomato, purple chili, onion and garlic) or a jalapeno-flavored honey mustard.

Don’t get your hopes up, all people: Taco Bell’s new nuggets are solely obtainable in Minneapolis in the intervening time. (Taco Bell)

Orders are available two sizes: 5 items (with one sauce) for between $3.99 and $4.99, or 10 items (with each sauces) for between $6.99 and $7.99. (Costs range between areas, based on Taco Bell).

A consultant for Taco Bell was not instantly obtainable to substantiate which particular eating places within the Minneapolis space had been providing the nuggets; nonetheless, loads of Taco Bell clients appeared to have the ability to discover them, judging by X, the platform previously referred to as Twitter.

Beginner critiques on social media seem largely optimistic, even regardless of some confusion over the merchandise’s place on Taco Bell’s menu.

“I don’t know why Taco Bell is doing hen nuggets, however they’re actually good,” one user wrote.

Taco Bell’s Tacky Road Chalupas can be found in Indianapolis solely, at the least for now. (Taco Bell)

Along with its nuggets, Taco Bell debuted one other all-new merchandise this month — Tacky Road Chalupas — albeit at eating places in Indianapolis.

The merchandise, described as a “savory street-inspired snack,” appears considerably prefer to the chain’s former Quesalupa. Every order comes with two Tacky Road Chalupas, each made with mozzarella- and pepperjack-stuffed shells which might be then full of a selection of steak or hen. The chalupa are then topped with diced onions and cilantro.

The dish sells for between $5.49 and $5.99 relying on location, based on Taco Bell.

Taco Bell didn’t say when, if in any respect, both of the brand new objects can be obtainable exterior of their respective take a look at markets.

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