Here’s something to get excited about with the coming of the new year: Taco Bell will add chicken wings to its menu starting Jan. 6.
Mark your calendar or set a smartphone reminder because the fast-food chain’s crispy chicken wings, which come in an order of five for $5.99, will only be sold for one week nationwide, available after 2 p.m.
NBC’s morning show Today described the fried and juicy chicken wings as being served “coated in Mexican queso seasoning and served with spicy ranch dipping sauce.”
USA TODAY’s order for an update on Taco Bell’s chicken wings went unfulfilled.
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Taco Bell described the menu item in a press release reported by Fox Business as “five, bone-in Crispy Chicken Wings, coated in flavorful Mexican Queso seasoning, crisped to perfection and served along with our signature spicy ranch dipping sauce.”
Also new to the menu and available for a limited time is a Chipotle Cheddar Chalupa, Beefy Melt Burrito, Fiesta Veggie Burrito, and two new Island Berry Freezes: Wild Strawberry or Blue Raspberry.
Taco Bell lovers have had to deal with the restaurant removing some favorite menu items over time, but earlier this year marked the return of the Cheese Fiesta Potatoes and the Spicy Potato Soft Taco.
Another favorite is rumored to be on the way back, too. The Foodbeast website, which snagged an order of the wings when they were being tested last year, expects Taco Bell to return to the menu its Mexican Pizza, which was removed more than a year ago.
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