El Pollo Loco unveils all new Beef Birria

El Pollo Loco - Beef Birria

It’s not just chicken on the menu – this month sees El Pollo Loco takes the wraps off an all new Beef Birria option. The trendy update is available in three formats:

  • Shredded Beef Birria Stuffed Quesadilla: shredded Beef Birria, melted cheese, avocado, chopped onions and cilantro, $9.59
  • Shredded Beef Birria Burrito: shredded Beef Birria, cheese, sour cream, rice, beans, cabbage, chopped onions, and cilantro, $9.49
  • Shredded Beef Birria Crunchy Tacos: shredded Beef Birria, cheese, chopped onion, and cilantro, $8.79 for two

Pointing to the popularity of this relatively new dish, EPL reckon TikTok videos using #birriatacos have been viewed over 646.7M times on the platform.   El Pollo Loco’s creations all come with a dippable birria consomé, “an authentic, slow-simmered, savory beef broth with garlic, chili, and lime to add bolder flavor to every bite.”

Prices listed above from the closest location to us in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Image credit, El Pollo Loco.

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