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M&S Is Now Selling Entire Fried Chickens

M&S Is Now Selling Entire Fried Chickens

PSA: M&S just launched a WHOLE fried chicken - and it's a crispy-southern-spiced dream.

For anyone experiencing cravings for crispy crumbed chicken in lockdown (yep, same) this is major foodie news.

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Already dribbling in anticipation? Allow us to talk you through the delicious flavourings.

The succulent whole-fry chicken has been slathered in a golden, spice-laced crumb coating of pepper, garlic, paprika, chilli and onion.

Mmmm.

It's also been spatchcocked, meaning it's super easy to serve and eat.

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All that you need to do is pop it in the oven - expect the house to smell heavenly! - and serve it with a selection of your favourite sides.


We'll be accessorising ours with a heap of fries, creamy coleslaw, corn on the cob, southern-baked beans and maybe a bit of side salad for the ultimate chicken dinner.

Who needs the Colonel, eh?

Marks & Spencer have come up trumps with various succulent chicken offerings before, but never a whole-fry.

With chicken recently voted the nation's favourite roast (knocking beef off the top spot) the southern crumbed chicken is an easy way of putting a summery spin on a classic Sunday lunch.

Anyone else's mouth dribbling? (Credit: Pikrepo)
Anyone else's mouth dribbling? (Credit: Pikrepo)

No basting, stuffing or peeling spuds over a hot stove required.

It's the best of an epic takeaway, combined with the best of a weekend roast.

Plus, the southern fried chicken comes with a wallet-friendly price tag of just £7.

April Preston, Director of Product Development for Marks & Spencer said: "We're so excited to be the first to launch a Wholefry Chicken that customers can cook and enjoy at home.

All that's left to do is accessorise your chicken with your favourite sides (Credit: Unsplash)
All that's left to do is accessorise your chicken with your favourite sides (Credit: Unsplash)

"It's the most delicious, succulent chicken, coated in a Southern fried crumb and when it cooks, it fills the kitchen with the most mouth-watering smell- the whole family will be gathering round the oven!

"We think this is a great summer alternative Sunday dinner, and when it's sunny you don't want to be peeling spuds for a traditional roast, so this is the perfect way to put a new twist on an old favourite.

"Enjoy with a dollop of coleslaw, a crisp side salad and some French fries."

You don't have to ask us twice...

Featured Image Credit: M&S

Topics: Tasty Food, M&S

Mary-Jane Wiltsher

Mary-Jane Wiltsher is a freelance lifestyle and culture journalist. Elsewhere she writes for Stylist, Euronews, PHOENIX and What We Seee.

 

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