Strange-Flavor Chicken Nuggets

AKA “McMandarins”

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main course
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

If you ever wish to bring the wrath of culinary corporate America down on your head, post a dish called McSomething on your menu! No sooner had I placed this combo of deep-fried chicken nuggets and a zingy Chinese strange-flavor sauce on our menu with the amusing (I thought) title of “McMandarins” than I received a letter from McDonald’s trademark lawyers citing infringement. One of those guys (or gals) must have eaten my nuggets and thought them competitively delicious, thought I, and I br