Made with chicken breast meat in a crispy coating.
Our food: Chicken
McDonald's have in place strict animal welfare standards, developed with our suppliers and global animal welfare experts.
What our chickens are fed?
The feed used for rearing our chickens is not genetically modified and is free from antibiotic growth promoters.
All of the chicken used in our restaurants is traceable right back to the farms on which the birds were raised.
Maintaining high standards
In the UK, our poultry suppliers are accredited by a nationally recognised farm assurance - Assured Chicken Production
What meat we use
The only meat used across our chicken range is carefully deboned chicken breast.
- The only meat we use across our entire chicken range is succulent chicken breast meat.
- Served in a light batter coating.
- We use Iceberg lettuce for its sweet flavour and crisp texture.
- In season predominantly sourced from farms in East Anglia and Sussex.
- In 2005 our bakeries used over 10,000 tonnes of UK grown flour milled from 13,700 tonnes of wheat.
Your questions answered
Chicken used to make the McChicken Sandwich is cooked for three minutes and 30 seconds. It may take a little longer to prepare the whole sandwich because the bun also needs to be toasted and the other ingredients added.
We actually use our own sandwich sauce for the McChicken Sandwich, which may be why you cannot find another mayonnaise that tastes the same.
The only meat that McDonald's uses in its McChicken Sandwich is carefully deboned chicken breast meat. The other ingredients in the sandwich include a bun, sandwich sauce and lettuce.
The McChicken Sandwich contains approximately 385 calories.