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Sep 24, 2013

News: El Pollo Loco - New Puffy Shell Tacos

New at El Pollo Loco for a limited time, Puffy Shell Chicken Tacos feature thick flour tortillas that are cooked to develop a "super-crisp" crust while remaining soft and airy within.

The new tacos come in three varieties: Chicken & Chorizo, Chicken Avocado Poblano, and Chicken Guacamole.

The Chicken & Chorizo Puffy Shell Taco features shredded, flame-grilled chicken, pork chorizo, shredded Monterey Jack cheese, cabbage, poblano salsa, and pico de gallo on a puffy taco shell.

The Chicken Avocado Poblano comes with chopped, flame-grilled chicken, shredded Monterey Jack cheese, lettuce blend, poblano cream sauce, pico de gallo, and avocado slices on a puffy taco shell.

The Chicken Guacamole Puffy Shell Taco features fire-grilled chicken, pinto beans, guacamole, cotija cheese, cabbage, pico de gallo, and sour cream on a puffy taco shell.

The suggested price starts at $5.49, which runs on the high-end for fast food tacos.

The puffy shell sounds remarkably similar to Taco Bell's Chalupa although it looks more pillow-y.

Nutritional Info - El Pollo Loco Chicken & Chorizo Puffy Shell Tacos (6.62 oz)
Calories - 400 (from Fat - 200)
Fat - 23g (Saturated Fat - 7g)
Sodium - 940mg
Carbs - 32g (Sugar - 1g)
Protein - 18g


Nutritional Info - El Pollo Chicken Avocado Poblano Loco Puffy Shell Tacos (6.67 oz)
Calories - 440 (from Fat - 230)
Fat - 26g (Saturated Fat - 8g)
Sodium - 970mg
Carbs - 32g (Sugar - 1g)
Protein - 20g

Nutritional Info - El Pollo Loco Puffy Shell Chicken Guacamole Tacos (8.93 oz)
Calories - 470 (from Fat - 210)
Fat - 23g (Saturated Fat - 7g)
Sodium - 1030mg
Carbs - 43g (Sugar - 2g)
Protein - 22g


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1 comment:

  1. These tacos are nothing like the Puffy tacos that originated in San Antonio, TX. These were made from corm masa, not flour. And the prices are WWWAAAAAAAAAY overpriced.

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