The chicken sandwich wars are in complete swing, and McDonalds is coming out with its own heavy hitters.On February 24, McDonalds introduced its latest lineup of chicken sandwiches: the Crispy Chicken Sandwich, the Deluxe Crispy Chicken Sandwich, and the Spicy Crispy Chicken Sandwich.Immediately, fans and industry specialists began to see that the new offerings seemed really similar to Chick-fil-As and Popeyes renowned chicken sandwiches. Experts Kate Taylor formerly reported on a leaked menu that exposed McDonalds strategies to launch a new chicken sandwich, saying that the chain was preparing to “take a page out of Chick-fil-As playbook.
The description for the McDonalds crispy chicken sandwich explains it as a “southern design fried chicken sandwich” with crinkle-cut pickles and a toasted, buttered potato roll. Chick-fil-As chicken sandwich likewise begins a toasted, buttered bun with dill pickle chips. Nevertheless, I wasnt going to presume that the sandwiches were identical– I had to try them for myself.Heres what I thought about each chicken sandwich, from how similar they were to which one might even win the chicken sandwich wars.