Popeyes introduces Buffalo Ranch Tenders for summer

New spicy chicken tenders can be found at fast-food chain nationwide

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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is ready for a hot summer with its new Buffalo Ranch Tenders, which have been introduced in stores throughout the country and will be available for a limited time.

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The seasonal item has put a spin on the brand’s classic chicken tenders with “Louisiana seasonings” and a Buffalo Ranch sauce drizzle, which combine creamy and tangy flavors, according to Popeyes.

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Customers can order a three-piece dinner or combo for $5 or $7 or a five-piece dinner or combo for $7 or $9. A Buffalo Ranch Tenders Dinner includes one regular side and one biscuit, while the Buffalo Ranch Tenders Combo includes one regular side, one biscuit and one small drink.

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Both come with Popeyes’ buttermilk ranch sauce for dipping.

Buffalo Ranch Tenders are available nationwide for pickup, drive-thru or contactless delivery, which can be placed for order through the Popeyes website or app.

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Given the coronavirus pandemic, check your local Popeyes for dine-in availability. Restaurants that are open for dining will have staff wearing mandated masks and gloves in addition to installed “acrylic shields and contactless service” in customer-facing areas, wrote Jose Cil, the CEO of Popeyes’ parent company, Restaurant Brands International, in a recent open letter.

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"We are now moving into the next phase of reopening dining rooms according to guidance from local authorities and will be welcoming back millions of guests to dine-in at our convenient locations,” he wrote. "We have fully embraced the notion that parts of our restaurants need to change – certainly, for the foreseeable future and possibly forever."

This news comes a day after competing fast-food chain KFC announced it is testing a fried chicken sandwich that has striking similarities to the Popeyes Chicken Sandwich that received customer acclaim from social media users last summer.

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