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    Wingstop Is Now Selling Chicken Sandwiches In 12 Flavors So I Tried Some And Here's How They Are

    The flavor options are overwhelming in a good way.

    I was minding my own business on this humdrum Tuesday when my phone buzzed nearby me. It was an unexpected text from a friend that would inject my monotonous afternoon with some unexpected excitement...

    "Wingstop has a chicken sammich now?!"

    I checked Wingstop's Twitter for confirmation, and sure enough...

    The flavor experts have widened their horizon. Your favorite flavor is now on our NEW Chicken Sandwich!

    @Wingstop

    After brief but thorough deliberation, I settled on three flavors — the original/plain sandwich, lemon pepper, and hickory smoked BBQ.

    Wingstop's chicken sandwich menu

    Once I'd acquired all of the necessary materials, I entered my laboratory (aka the kitchen) and conducted some strenuous research (aka eating the food). Below are my findings...

    Christopher holding a Wingstop bag

    First of all, I didn't bother taking any carefully-posed, glamorous photos. It's a chicken sandwich. It's about taste more than aesthetics, right? So, here's the lemon pepper one with the bun:

    Lemon pepper chicken sandwich

    And here's how the chicken looks:

    Chicken fillet

    The lemon pepper has perfectly crispy and juicy chicken, complemented well with the pickles. It packs a ton of flavor, as you'd expect, and when dipped in ranch, it's one of those bites that makes you sit there and chew in silence, grateful food exists. I started saying grace mid-chew.

    Christopher holding his chicken sandwich

    Next, I tried the plain one, which had strong similarities to the classic Chick-fil-A sandwich. It's also got a great crunch and flavorful chicken, despite not being labeled under a specific seasoning or sauce.

    An opened chicken sandwich

    Lastly, I tried the hickory BBQ sandwich. As a huge fan of BBQ sauce, this was A+, but mine was drenched in a pool of sauce that made the buns soggy, and they began to fall apart. Personally, I don't mind a little mess — normally, BBQ wings result in sticky fingers anyway, but just a heads up if you order this sandwich, you might be dealing with some breakage. ANOTHER THING — the chicken doesn't have the same crispness as the others, because the crust is also dampened and softened by the sauce. Just something to think about if you're a big food texture person.

    The hickory BBQ chicken sandwich

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