Green Pricklyash McSpicy brings the zing in China

McDonald's Hot N Spicy McChicken side view

While many have picked up the oddball combo of spam and Oreos over at McDonald’s in China, a glance at the menu shows a much more intriguing menu special this month. Behold the wonderfully named – Green Pricklyash Flavored McSpicy.

The Green Pricklyash refers to the use of Sichuan peppercorns in the dish that bring the classic Sichuan numbing flavor alongside the sandwiches spicy heat. The sandwich retails for a little over $3 and YouTuber Chinaville reviews the tingly treat here:

Pictured above is the US version of the Hot N Spicy – which is one of our favorite budget fast food sandwiches out there. Check out the review here.

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Hi, I'm Stuart, nice to meet you!  I'm the founder, writer and wrangler at Gastronomic SLC; I'm also a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune.  I've worked extensively with multiple local publications from Visit Salt Lake to Salt Lake Magazine, not least helped to consult on national TV shows. I'm a multiple-award winning journalist and have covered the Utah dining scene for the better part of fifteen years.   I'm largely fueled by a critical obsession with rice, alliteration and the use of big words I don't understand.   I've also got a secret obsession with fast food too - and that's where Menu And Price comes in...