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FamilyMart introduces sauced buns to turn their popular fried chicken into burgers

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By grape Japan

Every convenience store in Japan has its own brand of fried chicken it prides itself on, such as Lawson's Karaage-kun, fried chicken nuggets that have been certified as space food. For FamilyMart, the flagship fried poultry is Family Chicken or Fami-chiki, which has seen a wide variety of flavors released such as Final Fantasy Moogle Meat and cheese dakgalbi.

It may not be an entirely new flavor, but FamilyMart is now giving customers an option to turn their Fami-chiki into a burger by selling a package of buns meant to be paired with the fried chicken. They even come pre-spread with a serving of tartar sauce.

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Customers simply pick up a pair of particularly fluffy buns (88 yen) from the bread section of FamilyMart and take it to the counter, where you can order your preferred flavor of Fami-chiki and combine the two for a "Fami-chiki burger." Of course, you can buy and add different toppings as you see fit.

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The Fami-chiki buns are currently on sale at FamilyMarts throughout Japan.

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very good must mean different things in different cultures.

It's deep fried frozen chicken that is then left under a heat bulb for a long time. It's cheap and fast but good?

5 ( +6 / -1 )

Good news! Their fried chicken is actually very good

2 ( +5 / -3 )

"It's cheap and fast but good?"

@simon g

I f i ever find myself on this board second-guessing people's culinary tastes, I ' ll need to take one serious look at my sad self and make some very drastic choices.

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Saw them in stock this morning. I remember seeing them a few years back, but they didn't last long. Unfortunate since they're really convenient.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

With all the grease that comes with convenience store fried food they should give you half a lemon as well.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

oooooooo baby!

0 ( +0 / -0 )

I wonder if the "Tartar sauce" contains wasabi, which would ruin it for me.

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

It's certainly cheap and fast.

I wouldn't dwell too long on why it's so cheap, the bird's terrifying, short life, or the effects of ingesting those stress hormones.

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

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