The Big Mac is losing the beef in favor of a chicken patty as a poultry version of the iconic burger debuts later this month in Florida after a successful trial in Britain, McDonald’s confirms.
First reported by the Washington Post, Chicago-based McDonald’s plans to test a chicken Big Mac for a limited time at Miami-area locations later this month.
“We’re always looking to give our fans more ways to enjoy the classic menu items they know and love,” the fast-food chain told CBS MoneyWatch on Friday in a statement.
McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski last month called chicken “a priority area” for the company on its second-quarter earnings call.
McDonald’s has already tested its chicken Big Mac in the U.K., where it was available until March 15, according to the company’s U.S. site….
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