The fast food chain is hopping on the pickle juice trend.

By Madison Roberts
June 21, 2018 11:05 AM
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KFC is hopping on the pickle juice trend.

Although the fast food chain has been offering pickles on their sandwiches for years, the brand decided to take it a step further to create a hybrid of the two items by tossing their signature 11-spice fried chicken in a pickle-juice-based sauce.

According to a representative for the fast food chain, the mashup began in response to customers who continually asked for more pickles on their sandwiches. Instead of topping each sandwich with a few more vegetables, the company decided to create a sauce that relies heavily on dill and vinegar flavors, mixed with hints of garlic, onion, buttermilk and pepper. The new chicken will be available in the form of a Crispy Colonel Sandwich, Extra Crispy Tenders, Chicken Littles and Extra Crispy Chicken.

KFC Pickle Fried Chicken Sandwich Hero
Credit: KFC

This is not the first time the fried chicken restaurant has experimented with sauces for their meat. In 2015, they launched the Nashville Hot-style fried chicken, which became a permanent menu staple alongside their other Southern-inspired flavors: Smoky Mountain Barbecue and Georgia Gold Honey Mustard Barbecue.

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Beginning June 25, KFC locations across America will serve the latest menu addition. However, if you’re a pickle fanatic, act fast—because according to a spokesperson, participating locations will only receive enough ingredients to coat their chicken in pickle sauce for a few weeks: “Once it’s gone, it’s gone for good.”