KFC Japan Now Features a Chicken Slider Taco

KFC is thinking outside the bun
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Tacos at KFC? Well, that’s different. KFC Japan is now selling a chicken slider taco that includes both fried chicken and taco meat all wrapped in a tortilla.

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A tweet from KFC Japan describes the dish: A soft tortilla is filled with a fried chicken strip, taco meat and three types of cheese. Food blog Brand Eating notes that the three cheeses are Gouda, cheddar and mozzarella, and that a special mayo sauce is also included.

The dish can be ordered separately for 300 yen ($2.72) or in a combo meal with a biscuit and drink for 500 yen ($4.53). That doesn’t include your airfare to and hotel room in Japan, of course, but maybe it’s worth it to you.

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This isn’t the first time this year that an Asian KFC item has made headlines. Back in March, model Chrissy Teigen pleaded for the chicken chain to help her recreate a tasty treat she once enjoyed at a KFC restaurant in Thailand. (The chain promised to help, but we’ve yet to see a resolution to this recipe adventure.) The slider taco belongs on a list of international food items that are goofy but somehow tempting, much like these 15 international potato chip flavors we long to try.