Popeyes Spicy Chicken Sandwich

Popeyes new Spicy Chicken Sandwich is a 700-calorie menu item that consists of a tender all-white meat chicken fillet, marinated in the chain’s unique blend of Louisiana seasonings, then hand-battered and hand-breaded in a new buttermilk coating, and deep fried until golden and crispy. Just like the classic version, Popeyes new Spicy Chicken Sandwich includes two barrel cured pickles and mayo, and comes served on a toasted brioche bun.

According to reviewers, the new menu item has already won the fast food chicken sandwich wars, beating out tough competitors like Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, and Wendy’s, among many others. Popeyes sandwiches are so popular they sold out everywhere. In fact, they’re so good that Migos rapper, Quavo, was selling them for $1,000 a pop. But that’s not all, there are reports about an armed group of people that tried to force their way into a Popeyes restaurant in Houston demanding chicken sandwiches.

Enough talk about the sandwich’s taste and popularity. Let’s turn our attention to what really matters, it’s nutritional value. Some questions often asked about the new offering are: How many calories in Popeyes new Spicy Chicken Sandwich? And, does it make you fat?

The first question has already been answered above. As for the second question: will it make you fat? The answer is, it all depends. Although not necessarily bad when eaten occasionally, like all fast food sandwiches, these can be unhealthy if eat too many too often. Remember, portion control is key. And it’s not just us, there are several nutrition groups that see portion control as the next diet movement.

Popeye Spicy Chicken Sandwich Nutritional Information

There are 700 calories in a spicy chicken sandwich from Popeyes, and more than 50 percent of those calories come from fat.

Here’s the full calorie breakdown: 54% fat, 29% carbs, and 17% protein.

And, you can check out the full nutritional breakdown in the table below:

Nutrition Facts
Calories From Fat380
Total Fat42g
Saturated Fat14g
Trans Fat1.5g

Want to burn off the spicy chicken sandwich? Run for about 50 minutes at a 10-minute-mile pace or walk for 140 minutes at a 17-minute-mile pace.


Popeyes Spicy Chicken Sandwich contains the following allergens:

  • Soybean
  • Peanuts
  • Tree Nuts
  • Wheat
  • Milk
  • MSG

References: Popeyes.com.



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