Can you get spicy shrimp at Popeyes?

It’s available everywhere for a limited time. They’re loaded with a “blend of Louisiana-style herbs and spice,” which includes elements like onion, garlic, cayenne pepper, bay leaves, sriracha, and salt and pepper.

What’s wicked shrimp from Popeyes?

The company won’t share the exact recipe, but the bite-sized Wicked Shrimp is marinated in an “authentic blend of herbs and spices,” including cayenne pepper and a few dashes of Sriracha. It’s then battered and fried until each crustacean is ensconced in a crispy coating.

Is wicked shrimp good?

ok with us though, the batter is excellent, reminiscent of the chain’s fried chicken, albeit with a tiny little shrimp after taste. To our tastebuds there was zero spice going on here.

Is Popeyes shrimp deveined?

Does Popeyes devein the shrimp? They come peeled and deveined (unlike Popeye’s butterfly shrimp), with the tail still attached.

Is Popeyes Cajun crispy shrimp spicy?

There’s that signature spicy bite again, which to be honest, as mild as it is – and coupled with the breading – mostly overpowers any shrimp flavor. There’s some there for sure, but it’s scant and meekly recoils into the background shadows. More than anything these are seafood nuggets are made for sauce dipping.

What is the difference between a dinner and a combo at Popeyes?

Dinners Include Regular Side & Biscuit. Combos Include Regular Side, Biscuit, & Small Drink.

What is the best Popeyes sauce?

Popeyes Mardi Gras Mustard

The Bayou Buffalo is the first buffalo sauce that holds a candle to Frank’s RedHot, with its searing, lingering heat, and BoldBQ is a BBQ worth dipping into. Sweet Heat (ew) and Buttermilk Ranch (yawn) are rare misses.

Is the shrimp from Popeyes good?

Popeyes does seafood well. Especially when it comes to their shrimp items. The popcorn shrimp are tender, juicy, and perfectly spiced while also have that trademark crunch when you bite into them.

Is Popeyes black owned?

For decades, Popeyes, which is owned by Restaurant Brands International, has cooked “cajun” food inspired by black culture, presented racially representative marketing, and offered practical rungs to entrepreneurship. In the 80s, more than a fifth of the restaurant’s franchises were owned by black entrepreneurs.

How bad is Popeyes for you?

The deep-fried chicken is “loaded with fat” from the battering, frying, mayo, and the bun. She Finds reports the sandwich has 42 grams of fat, 50 grams of carbs, and 1,443 milligrams of sodium. Okay, that is a lot of sodium even I have to say.

Why is Popeyes service so bad?

In fact, the fast-food chain is despised by many for its horrid customer experience. That’s because more often than not, ordering your five piece with cajun fries can be painstakingly rude and slow.

What oil Popeyes use?

Popeyes® now sources palm oil (both directly sourced and for all branded food products with greater than 1% palm oil or palm kernel oil as an ingredient)which is RSPO Mass Balance certified or covered by RSPO certification and credits for its entire menu globally, per the brand’s Palm Oil Sourcing Policy.

Is Popeyes fried in lard?

Popeyes‘ fries the way things are supposed to be fried, in LARD! None of this we-pretend-to-be-healthy-but-really-crazy-bad-for-you soybean oil. One warning, Popeye’s nutrition / allergy information isn’t 100% correct. The Cajun fries are supposed to be soy-free, but there is actually soybean oil in them.

Which is better Popeyes or KFC?

Short answer: no. Popeyes‘ sandwich is still on top. Though, as of now, KFC is the only other fast food chain to come remotely—remarkably—close to knocking Popeyes from the top of the fast food chicken sandwich pecking order, thanks to its superior sauce and perfect pickles.

What is Popeyes fried in?

Their Original Recipe is deep fried in a pressure cooker, so it’s got a soft coating on it, and today’s customer likes a crisper coating.

Does Popeyes fry their chicken and shrimp together?

Does Popeyes fry their chicken and shrimp together? Yes, everything is cooked together, shrimp and fish are generally not cooked in the same fryer as chicken, but when we filter all the shortening is blended together and cleaned. While filtering, shrimp and fish are cooked where the chicken is cooked.

Does Popeyes fry in peanut oil?

Chick-fil, Popeyes, and some seafood and Asian restraunts use peanut oil for frying. The “dressing” on top of the biscuit lists soybean oil as the first ingredient. No they use soybean oil or canola oil.