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Jul 31, 2013

Around the World: McDonald's Japan - Mexican Festival Burgers

McDonald's Japan is currently running a "Mexican Festival" campaign featuring three limited-time burgers with three different proteins. There's the Double Beef Salsa, the Chicken Salsa, and the Shrimp Salsa. As you may have guessed, the burgers each features a dollop of salsa, but also a spicy jalapeno cheese sauce.

The Double Beef Salsa also comes with two hamburger patties, lettuce, and a slice of cheese. The price of the sandwich ranges from 330 to 370 yen ($3.37 to $3.78 US).

The Chicken Salsa also includes a battered and deep-fried chicken filet and lettuce.  It comes in at 320 to 360 yen ($3.27 to $3.68 US)

Finally, the Shrimp Salsa also features a deep-fried breaded shrimp patty and lettuce in addition to the salsa and cheese sauce.

The campaign is tentatively slated to end sometime in August.


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4 comments :

  1. And of all places in the world why does Japan get these? I've never been to Japan and I don't know the whole take on Mexican Cuisine down there, but come on whats up with these fast food chains are they smoking crack? I know they are trying to make the rest of the world fat like us but I think a product like this would be a hit here in the USA.

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  2. Having lived in Japan, I can tell you that Mexican food is hard to come by. I went into a "foreign goods" store and found Ortega taco shells and it was kind of a big thing. It's not a popular cuisine there, unfortunately. As an Indian, anything spicy means automatic love!

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  3. Formerly From TokyoThursday, August 08, 2013

    I miss Japan's teriyaki burger the most!

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  4. not the shrimp one dude, I dont think people would like that shit.. and salsa on a mcdonalds burger.... hmm weird to me.. especailly if they used the same sala they package for there small packages of it. for the breakfast burritos.

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