Dish of the Day: Spicy Chicken McDeluxe
Coined as “Mekdi” to Malaysians, McDonald’s has the spicy yet irresistible Spicy Chicken McDeluxe. The fast-food outlet is a popular choice as comfort food as the menu satiates most of our appetites. From burgers, fries to fried chicken, the menu has everything for everyone.
The chicken meat in the burger is spicy on the outside and juicy on the inside. This menu item has a crowd of fans that will attest to its popularity.
What is Spicy Chicken McDeluxe
This burger from McDonald’s definitely hits all the right notes. The juicy, tender chicken is coated with a crunchy and spicy outer layer. It’s even served with lettuce and special sauce that rounds up the meal.
You can get it ala carte or in a meal set that comes with fries and drinks. Now with the return of the Twister Fries, you can upgrade the regular fries to Twister Fries too!
The History of Spicy Chicken McDeluxe
When McDonald’s opened its door in 1940, the two brothers’ never would have dreamt that it would become an international sensation. Richard and Maurice McDonald started their restaurant in San Bernardino California, selling burgers and soft drinks to people who want to eat as fast as possible.
When businessman Ray Kroc came across the restaurant in 1955, he saw an opportunity to grow the business. Eventually, after a few disagreements and disputes, Ray Kroc bought the restaurant, its concept and the name from the McDonald’s brothers and started turning it into a franchise.
Today, McDonald’s around the world is always looking to put up a new burger menu to suit the locals in whichever region. In 2013, McDonald’s released its first Hot N Spicy McChicken. While it didn’t become a hit in countries like Canada, it continued to gain fans in Southeast Asian countries like Malaysia due to their love of spicy flavours.
Since the Spicy Chicken McDeluxe was released, it has remained on the menu as McDonald’s top favourite burger in the Southeast Asian region. McDonald’s has even recently introduced the Double Spicy Chicken McDeluxe to their faithful fans.
Nutritional Content of the Spicy Chicken McDeluxe
For those of you who are conscious about how much calories you are putting into your body, worry not. A serving of Spicy Chicken McDeluxe carries about 615 calories with 46.7 carbohydrates and 17.2g protein. It does also contain about 27g of fats.
However, if you’re worried about losing the weight, according to myfitness pal, about 1.5 hours of cycling or an hour of running will surely burn those calories off. If you’re not into sweating it out, do an hours’ worth of swimming instead, and you’ll be fine.
Where to get the Spicy Chicken McDeluxe
Everyone who is a fan knows there is only one place to get the Spicy Chicken McDeluxe, and that is the one and only fast-food giant, McDonald’s. Whether you are making your order through the drive-thru, the counter or the foodpanda app, you know you’ll never be disappointed by what’s in the box.
We know sometimes you want a chicken burger that’s a little different. If that’s the case, foodpanda has a lot of different burger menu from various restaurants and cafes across Malaysia to choose from, fret not.
Article Written By Anna
Anna is an absolute foodie, and lives by the motto that food is happiness. She is a writer by day and a gamer by night. She believes that good food comes from all over and is constantly amazed by the passion and dedication it takes to make food that warms the soul.