Popeyes Is Adding a Major New Chicken Item To Menus Today

Popeyes is known for its bone-in fried chicken, chicken sandwiches, and Louisiana-style sides, but it now wants to be your go-to location for another chicken dish.

Popeyes stated that it will permanently serve crispy chicken wings statewide. Five wing variants with varied heat levels are available today.

The chain added Ghost Pepper Wings in May and Sweet 'N Spicy Wings in July. The other three—Roasted Garlic Parmesan, Honey BBQ, and Signature Hot

Popeyes introduced the three new varieties after the Ghost Pepper and Sweet 'N Spicy Wings became successful. Popeyes North America

President Sami Siddiqui revealed in a May earnings call that Ghost Pepper Wings sold out in two weeks during a January limited-time

launch months before they entered the permanent menu. Popeyes stated Sweet 'N Spicy Wings were its best-selling product since the fried chicken sandwich.

"At Popeyes, we like to challenge the status quo and are consistently redefining fast food expectations," Siddiqui stated Nov. 22. "Ghost

Pepper Wings sold out overnight, followed by Sweet 'N Spicy Wings, our best seller since the Chicken Sandwich. We're delighted to launch our new wings line-up

Popeyes' staff spent three years constructing this wing lineup. All Popeyes wings are marinated, hand-battered, breaded, and seasoned.

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