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Fried chicken sandwiches take flight

Even chains not known for chicken offer variations from classic to sweet and spicy

The future looks bright for fried chicken sandwiches.

Although restaurant chains have focused in recent years on better-for-you items, battered and fried chicken served on rolls, biscuits and other breads have been proliferating. 

Fried chicken sandwiches are on 8 percent more menus today than they were four years ago, according to menu research firm Datassential. A number of chains have reformulated their sandwiches or added new iterations to appeal to changing consumer

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