Holy crap! China has had Pepsi Cola chicken-flavored Lay’s potato chips since August!
Cola chicken is a common recipe in China, with chicken wings tossed into a wok and caramelized in soy sauce, spices and cola. In potato-chip form, the flavor is vaguely similar to barbecue with a sugary aftertaste. If there’s any hint of Pepsi, it’s fleeting and lacks fizz.
Now that I know there’s a Chinese dish called cola chicken, I hope Panda Express offers an Americanized version of it really soon.
Here’s the TV commercial for the cola chicken-flavored chips: