McDonald’s now offering sriracha-spiked Big Macs in Ohio

McDonald's is test-marketing a new Big Mac with sriracha sauce — and making the sriracha-spiked condiment available separately as a dipping sauce so diners can spice up their french fries and chicken McNuggets — in central-Ohio locations through the end of the year.

The 128 Columbus-area stores are the same locations that tested different-sized Big Macs, one larger and one smaller than the regular Big Mac, earlier this year. And that test led directly to the fast-food chain's decision to roll out the concept nationwide. That development pleased Dayton-area McDonald's franchisees.

The spicier Big Mac represents the chain's first attempt at a changed recipe of its iconic, signature sandwich, according to Nation's Restaurant News (

This isn’t McDonald’s first flirtation with the pepper-spiked condiment. The chain introduced a Sriracha-spiked version of its signature Special Sauce for a limited time in July at locations in Seattle and southern California.

In the Columbus test, customers will be able to customize any item on the menu with the sriracha sauce, said.

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