How Many Calories in a Burger King Tender Crisp Chicken Sandwich?

As I said on the McDonald’s Chicken Club Sandwich write up, it is a disappointment when a chicken sandwich turns out to be a high calorie diet buster.

Burger King Tender Crisp Chicken Sandwich

Burger King Tender Crisp Chicken Sandwich

In this case, it is Burger King throwing the high calorie curve ball. There are 800 calories in the Tender Crisp Chicken Sandwich. WebMD notes that ‘crisp’ is a red flag for high-fat, fried food. This sammy is “an example of fried chicken on a bun slathered with creamy, high-fat dressing.  It tops out at 800 calories, 46 g fat, 8 g saturated fat, and 1,640 mg Sodium — more calories and fat than a Whopper with cheese.”

It is worth noting that the Centers for Disease Control suggest that most Americans should not consume more than 1,500 mg of Sodium per day.

This is another example of why you need to check the nutritional breakdown on fast foods. It is logical to assume that a chicken sandwich would be lower in calories than a Whopper with cheese. In this case it is not.

Tony

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