Pepsi And Chicken-Flavored Lay's Potato Chips...Sound Good? - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Pepsi And Chicken-Flavored Lay's Potato Chips...Sound Good?

KHQ.COM - Overseas markets have yielded a slew of weird and wacky snack flavors of late, particularly in the potato chip realm. The latest example: PepsiCo, which owns both Pepsi and Frito-Lay, is combining two iconic products in a Pepsi-Cola chicken-flavored Lay's potato chip for sale in China.

It's not as farfetched an idea as Americans might think. Ad Age points out that cola chicken -- a clear example of fusion cuisine -- is a popular dish in China. Cola is often mixed with soy sauce and spices in a marinade that caramelizes when sauteed.

The chips, which launched in August, are one of several new chip flavors PepsiCo has launched in recent years. Others include lemon tea, cucumber and hot-and-sour fish soup.

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