Chick-fil-A adds fried fish sandwich to menu for Lent through Easter


Chick-fil-A is famous for chicken, so when the fast food chain added a fried fish sandwich to its menu for Lent, Twitter had lots to cluck about!

Chick-fil-A probably wasn’t feeling particularly hungry for controversy when the fast food restaurant added a fried fish sandwich to its menu for Lent. But Twitter is always eager to find something to flutter for, and the menu choice provided the perfect opportunity. We’ve got the best reactions and the dish on the fish.

Chick-fil-A is ready for those who observe Lent. Lent begins Wednesday, March 6, and goes through Easter Sunday, and it involves certain food restrictions for many, reported Today.

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Participating restaurants have a fried fish sandwich for those who observe Lent by foregoing meat and food items such as chicken broth. The fried fish sandwich will be sold through Easter, which takes place on April 21 this year.

Twitter clucks over fried fish sandwich

Oh Twitter, never change. In the tradition of that social media platform, Twitter users flocked to flutter over the fish sandwich. One user, for example, felt sad that the company had failed to do the obvious:  Create a “Fish-fil-A.”

But some were thrilled, even though it should be noted that it’s not a permanent menu item.

Chick-fil-A fried fish sandwich: Delicious details

The fish sandwich is served on a heated, buttered bun and features two lightly battered fried cod fillets. Cheese and lettuce are included, a tartar sauce with a lemon tang is optional.

Participating Chick-Fil-a restaurants also will be serving up boxes of fish tenders with waffle fries. The sandwich has 370 calories, and the fish tender boxes are 190 calories each.

Be sure to check with your local Chick-fil-A before you get too excited, since not all locations are serving the chicken-free meals.

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What do you think of Chick-fil-A serving sandwiches with no chicken? Will you be trying a fried fish sandwich at your local chain? Share your thoughts below.