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The “layer” under the fried chicken is chicken leg as well (kind of spam or chicken ham) ?

 

If that sauce would have some bite, e.g. real Mala I’d give a try. But we know that bold flavors is not a hallmark of McD China (or anywhere) ...

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1 minute ago, Duvel said:

The “layer” under the fried chicken is chicken leg as well (kind of spam or chicken ham) ?

 

 

Well, I'm certainly not going to buy one to find out, but I guess it's a Spam like concoction.

BTW. It's KFC; not McD's but same applies.

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Aww, c'mon, not like your liver's gonna explode 💣.  Are those olives mixed w the lettuce?  At least the Asian spins are so much more interesting than what we get here.  

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9 hours ago, Eatmywords said:

Are those olives mixed w the lettuce?

 

I can see why you'd think so, but I'd be very surprised. They don't do olives round here. I can buy them, but only low quality canned olives from the specialist import store (at outrageous prices). I'll have a closer look next time I pass KFC, if the poster is still there.

 

P.S. They do have Chinese olives, but they are not at all the same thing and a different colour, anyway.

 

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On 3/3/2021 at 8:59 AM, liuzhou said:

I'll have a closer look next time I pass KFC, if the poster is still there.

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OK. Solved the question.

 

What looks like olives could hardly be more different. It is either Chinese black fungus (aka black wood ear fungus) 黑木耳 (hēi mù ěr). Auricularia auricula-judae, or kelp (seaweed), 海带 (hǎi dài). Saccharina japonica  ; in Japanese 真昆布 or kombu.

 

Given it is with seafood, I'm going with the latter, but can't be at all sure.

 

Here is a close-up of the poster.

 

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7 hours ago, liuzhou said:

@Eatmywords

 

OK. Solved the question.

 

What looks like olives could hardly be more different. It is either Chinese black fungus (aka black wood ear fungus) 黑木耳 (hēi mù ěr). Auricularia auricula-judae, or kelp (seaweed), 海带 (hǎi dài). Saccharina japonica  ; in Japanese 真昆布 or kombu.

 

Given it is with seafood, I'm going with the latter, but can't be at all sure.

 

Here is a close-up of the poster.

 

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Excellent investigative reporting!  I would be honored to try one.  Now,  are the white and red bits kimchee or maybe bacon? What's it going to take for you to try one? 🍔

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1 hour ago, Eatmywords said:

are the white and red bits kimchee or maybe bacon?

 

If you mean the red and white above and beside the black, then the red would appear to be a different type of seaweed (probably laver - 紫菜 (zǐ cài), Pyropia yezoensis; Japanese 海苔 (nori)) and the white I'm fairly sure is squid.

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55 minutes ago, liuzhou said:

If you mean the red and white above and beside the black, then the red would appear to be a different type of seaweed and the white I'm fairly sure is squid.

Hmm, looks a bit like daikon but hard to tell.  I would kill for a squid burger.

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7 minutes ago, Eatmywords said:

Hmm, looks a bit like daikon but hard to tell.  I would kill for a squid burger.

 

 

Remember, what they actually serve up when you order one won't look anything like that picture!

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25 minutes ago, liuzhou said:

 

 

Remember, what they actually serve up when you order one won't look anything like that picture!

What? You’re kidding me right? If only the big Mac you pull out of its cardboard container had any resemblance whatsoever to the ad that persuaded you to buy it in the first place!

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27 minutes ago, Anna N said:

What? You’re kidding me right? If only the big Mac you pull out of its cardboard container had any resemblance whatsoever to the ad that persuaded you to buy it in the first place!

 

That is my point.

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19 minutes ago, liuzhou said:

 

That is my point.

Yes I know. I guess my humour is not coming across too well. I’m going to keep my day job. 

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1 hour ago, liuzhou said:

 

 

Remember, what they actually serve up when you order one won't look anything like that picture!

Many years ago, I was in the hospital and was allowed nothing by mouth for like 8 or 9 days - back in those days, the nutrition came from a large bag of whitish fluid pumped into me by IV.  I was never really hungry the whole time, but I remember watching Burger King tv commercials thinking that the first thing I was going to do once I got out was get one of those burgers.  I actually did go to the BK when I got out, but looking at what actually was presented was a thoroughly disappointing experience...

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1 minute ago, Anna N said:

Yes I know. I guess my humour is not coming across too well. I’m going to keep my day job. 

 

No worries. I'm a bit slow today, too.

I've been trying to find a pair of images I am sure I posted before of a German style sausage thing in a bun thing that McD's did here. The ad and the reality, but haven't found them yet.

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17 minutes ago, liuzhou said:

 

No worries. I'm a bit slow today, too.

I've been trying to find a pair of images I am sure I posted before of a German style sausage thing in a bun thing that McD's did here. The ad and the reality, but haven't found them yet.

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When I was in the Navy I was stationed in Sasebo, Japan.  The McDonald's there had a teriyaki burger.  It was the standard sausage patty on a burger bun with cheese, lettuce, mayo, and teriyaki sauce.

 

It was actually pretty good!

 

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2 hours ago, Johntodd said:

The McDonald's there had a teriyaki burger. 


It is a tasty burger. My favourite sweet soy flavoured burger is this one, though ...

 

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