Popeyes' Rip'n Chicken Is Back as Part of a Huge $6 Meal Deal

Fried chicken, two sides, AND a drink.

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While certain fast food chains are still playing catch up in the fried chicken sandwich wars (looking at you, McDonald's), Popeyes is focused on bringing back old favorites. The southern-style chain already has the sandwich thing down pat. To kick off 2021, the Rip'n Chicken Big Box is making its way back on menus. 

The $6 meal deal, which features an all white meat chick breast filet—slow-marinated in Popeyes Louisiana seasoning, hand-battered, and fried—as its centerpiece and comes with two regular sides, sauce, and a drink. The chicken is sliced just halfway into strips, so it practically pulls apart. Hence the name, Rip'n Chicken

Popeyes has quite the smattering of sides to choose from, too. Toss in some Cajun Fries, coleslaw, mashed potatoes, maybe that mac 'n cheese. You've got options, my friends.

Of course, a visit to your local Popeyes is nothing without something sweet to wash it down. And ICYMI, the chain has got some good ones. There are the classics—like Bourbon Fudge Pie—as well as a certain new favorite, the Chocolate-Stuffed Beignets, which finally landed on menus nationwide in October. You can get them in different sizes: three for $1.99, six for $3.99, and a dozen for $7.49. 

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Megan Schaltegger is a staff writer at Thrillist.