Chick-fil-A Waffle Potato Fries Review

Chick-fil-A Waffle Potato Fries Review

Although they’re on the menus of nearly every fast-food restaurant in the world, however, there was not any variation on the fries themselves. I’m not saying that they weren’t delicious I like plain ordinary French fries, and usually do, however, I felt the desire for something different, and a little more interesting that’s why I decided to check out the Chick-fil-A Waffle Potato Fries, and boy was it a pleasant surprise.

Chick-fil-A Waffle Potato Fries Review

History of Waffle Fries

Chick-fil-A was first introduced on November 24. 1967. It was located in Atlanta and its most popular menu was the chicken sandwich.

The restaurant was in operation for 18 years. the restaurant was opened. Only after that were waffle fries created in the Johnson family from Washington State, and now they’ve become the most popular food item available on the menu. It’s interesting to note that a restaurant that was initially based with a sandwich of chicken was eventually to see that sandwich being pushed aside in favor of potatoes.

How They’re Made

We’re all aware that Chick-fil-A is renowned for its strict quality control. Each one of their locations will make it their top priority to provide only the finest food to their patrons on a regular basis. This is the case for all of the items on their menu, but especially for the potatoes which are used in their most loved item – waffle fries. They source their potatoes from farms close to the site of their first restaurant in Washington specifically, from Columbia River farms known for their mineral-rich soil.

The distinctive form of the waffle fries requires that they be prepared according to a certain method. They are prepared by cutting downwards at the top of the potato using the help of a crinkle cutter, before turning around the potatoes 90° before cutting it again. The fries are cooked in oil from canola until crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.

What’s the Deal With the “Waffle Fry” Form?

The shape of the fry’s waffle wasn’t created by chance and is not just to look good. The shape of the waffle allows the potato cut piece to be much bigger in surface area than regular French fries. This allows an increased amount of potatoes to be in contact with the oil from canola which means that the waffle fries will possess greater areas of crispiness than normal French fries. The shape and surface will also permit more sauce to adhere to the fries, so should you want to dip your fries in sauce, this shape is the best choice for you.

Waffle Potato Fries Review

Taste and Texture

In comparison to regular fries, the waffle fries are far superior in every aspect. We all like eating waffle fries when you bite into a waffle fries that the interior is soft, but let’s be honest that crispiness is what we are looking for and waffle fries are crisper across a wider space, and so a bite into one will leave you with a delicious crunch.

As you go to within the potato you will also feel the softness which is a characteristic of good French fries. The fries are also well-seasoned and just enough to highlight the flavor that the potatoes have.

Are they Healthful?

One serving of 113g waffle fries comes with the following nutritional values: 360 calories 18g of fat, 5g of protein, and 370mg sodium.

We know that these aren’t much nutritious, but they’ll certainly give you a boost of energy. The sodium and calories aren’t great for you, but they’re similar to normal fries.

While they’re not the healthiest but we do admit that we don’t consume waffle fries due to their health benefits. We consume them for the fact that they are delicious!

Are they worth it?

The cost of Chick-fil-A Waffle Potato Fries is contingent on the location of the restaurant, but typically, small fries cost $1.89 Medium fries are $2.15 and the larger fries cost $2.45.

They’re certainly more expensive than the regular fries in other fast-food chains. However, they’re also better tasting and the portion sizes are also adequate.

If you take everything into consideration, I’d think they’re worth the cost, and the majority of returning customers agree too.

Final Verdict

In the past, Chick-fil-A has added waffle potato chips to the menu of their restaurant and they’re fantastic. You can now select between soft and crispy waffle fries as well as amazingly crispy waffle chips for your food item.

Chick-Fil-A Waffle Fries Nutrition

Serving Size Large
Calories 460
Calories From Fat 216
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 370mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 56g 19%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 0g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 2%
Iron 8%

Have you tried the waffle fries or chips? Which one do you prefer? Tell us in the comments!

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