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Nov 29, 2012

Review: Wendy's - Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit

Wendy's Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit is part of their ongoing breakfast test and consists of a crispy fried whole breast chicken fillet topped with real honey butter sandwiched inside a Southern-style buttermilk biscuit.

One sandwich set me back $2.69.
The Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit finds itself in the same company as McDonald's Southern Style Chicken Biscuit and Chick-fil-A's Chicken Biscuit. What sets it apart is the addition of honey. It's a welcome addition for those who like a little sweet with their savory and goes well with the well-buttered biscuit and chicken.

The chicken has a fairly thin, crispy breading that's lightly seasoned. Somehow, the breading manages to be different than both Wendy's Chicken Nuggets and their Home-style Chicken Fillet. It's thinner than the home-style and not as bready as the nuggets.

The biscuit has a very soft, dense, spongy texture that's different than either McDonald's or Chick-fil-A, but still good in it's own way. I like the texture which almost melts in your mouth and there's a nice buttery flavor to it beyond the honey butter. However, that softness carries all the way to the crust where it has a barely-there crispness.

Overall, the Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit is good stuff. As a fan of biscuits with honey and butter, the addition of chicken works here and makes for some morning yum.

Nutritional Info - Wendy's Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit
Calories - 510 (from Fat - 225)
Fat - 25g (Saturated Fat - 11g)
Sodium - 1400mg
Carbs - 52g (Sugar - 9g)
Protein - 21g


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6 comments :

  1. Looks delcious!!! Wendy's employees greet you by your name yet??

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  2. And what's wrong with the biscuit style from the north-eastern section of the mid-Atlantic area?


    Or is this yet ANOTHER marketing term intended to stimulate folks to buy a Wendy's item?

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  3. yum. why don't popeye's or kfc or church's offer something like this? it would be bomb.COM

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  4. It wasn't too salty for you? I'd imagine it to be salty with fried chicken and a biscuit combined.

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  5. It's the honey. It cuts into the 1400mg of salt.

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