How Chick-Fil-A Fans On Reddit Really Feel About Its Chick-N-Minis

Chick-n-Minis are Chick-fil-A's take on sliders. Essentially, as Chick-fil-A describes on their website, they are nuggets inside "mini yeast rolls" with a honey butter spread. If you like Chick-fil-A, you probably would like their Chick-n-Minis — or so you would think. Apparently, as one person who created a survey on the Chick-fil-A subreddit discovered, there were a lot of people they knew who apparently liked the company, but not their nuggets-slider-things. So, they asked the community whether the item tasted good or terrible.

Over 1,000 people weighed in and to no one's surprise, people expressed their love for the Chick-n-Minis. It wasn't even close: 865 liked them, 180 disliked them. The question about why people would dislike them remains, though. Some just do not like the honey butter or the bread. The most thought-out answers suggested that the issue was that it was an item that was hard to get right. One member explained how the quality of the food could vary drastically: "I've ordered it some times where the sweetness of the bread is enjoyed and other times where I can tell it was done either in a rush, cooked too long, or taste more like biscuit than the sweet bread."

Basically, if you've had a previous bad experience with the Chick-n-Minis, which seems to happen when sometimes ordering food, then there's little reason to try them again.

Factors that affect the taste of Chick-n-Minis

There is one more reason the Chick-n-Minis sometimes miss. It's also the same issue that the fast-food industry has. Namely, the food they make is only nice for a certain timespan. An explanation below the survey reads, "Ok it really depends on how recent the mini bread came out of the oven, how much honey butter, and a good quality nugget." If the mini bread lingers too long out of the oven, it loses its heat and becomes cold and a bit greasy under the butter.

A similar issue happens to McDonald's french fries. The Takeout discovered after some experimentation that five minutes after the fries were finished was the perfect time to eat them. After 10 minutes, quality begins to drop, and after 18 minutes, they are primarily good as vehicles for ketchup. "They still, for lack of a better term, have warm-taste," the piece comments at the 10-minute mark, "but the structural integrity has begun to fail." Obviously, potatoes and "mini yeast rolls" differ, but snagging both at the right time seems to be paramount.