Chick-fil-A Waffle Potato Fries
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Chick-fil-A fries its waffle shaped potatoes in Canola oil, which is low in saturated fat and does not contain trans-fat. So they’re healthier than most fast food fries.

They’re also fried with the skin on which makes them extra filling and tasty. This unique cooking technique allows the College Park-based restaurant chain to make them crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

Chick-fil-A’s Potato Fries are delicious on their own, but we all know sauces can add a lot of flavor and make snacks tastier. We also know they can add a lot of calories, and depending on the sauce, they can also add more carbohydrates and fat.

For example, smothering your potato fries with Chick-fil-A’s buffalo sauce will add about 140 extra calories to your snack.

Most sauces will up the calorie count of your waffle shaped fried potatoes considerably. However, there are a few healthy options you can use as a replacement without all the calories, fat, and carbs.

Sauce options such as Honey Mustard and Zesty Buffalo sauce are ideal. But we’ll touch more on that later.

In the meantime, let’s analyze the nutritional value of Chick-fil-A fries based on their size. The chicken sandwich chain offers this product in a variety of sizes, including small, medium, and large.

Below are the nutrition facts for Waffle Potato Fries in all sizes. And if you scroll down a bit more, you’ll find information on the amount of calories each sauce adds.

Calories in Chick-fil-A Fries

You can see the full nutritional breakdown of Waffle Potato Fries in the table below:

Small Fries Nutritional Information

Chick-fil-A’s small Waffle Potato Fries contain fewer calories than the other options on this list. With only 280 calories, they’re lightweights compared to the large fries which clock in at 480 calories per serving.

  • Calories: 280
  • Calories From Fat: 126
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 220mg
  • Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugars: 0g
  • Protein: 4g

Medium Fries Nutritional Information

A medium order of Waffle Potato Fries at Chick-fil-A contains 360 calories, 18 grams of fat, 43 grams of carbs, and 5 grams of protein. Probably not the best snack for someone on a low fat and low carb diet.

  • Calories: 360
  • Calories From Fat: 162
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 280mg
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugars: 0g
  • Protein: 5g

Large Waffle Potato Fries Nutritional Information

The largest option of them all. These are the worst in terms of calories, fat, and carbs, not to mention they’re also low in protein. But they’re low in sodium and saturated fat, and they do not contain trans-fat nor sugars, which is a good thing.

  • Calories: 460
  • Calories From Fat: 216
  • Fat: 24g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 370mg
  • Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sugars: 0g
  • Protein: 6g

Calories in Waffle Potato Fries With Sauce

Chick-fil-A offers a variety of sauces to go with your fries.

Sauces like Chick-fil-A Sauce and Garlic & Herb Ranch Sauce can add up to 140 calories each, as well as 13 to 14 grams of fat, and 1 to 6 grams of carbohydrates.

On the healthier side, you can opt for Honey Mustard, Barbeque, or Sriracha Sauce instead, which only have 45 calories each.

However, these last three contain between 10 to 11 grams of total carbohydrates, and 9 to 10 grams of sugar. Which means they are high in carbohydrates and sugar.

If you’re trying to cut calories, carbs and fat, you’re best bet is the Zesty Buffalo Sauce. Chick-fil-A’s Zesty Buffalo Sauce only has 30 calories, 2.5 grams of fat, and 1 gram of carbs per serving.

Nutrition Info Source: Chick-fil-A

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