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Gargantuan Fried Food

The Largest Chicken Nugget Cannot Be Consumed Alone

— November 6, 2013 — Lifestyle
The largest chicken nugget could easily be the only meal served at Thanksgiving dinner.

While it's no shock that fried food is extremely unhealthy, especially if eaten in large amounts, Empire Kosher Poultry has created a giant chicken nugget that will make you feel less guilty about all the mini nuggets you've been eating this week.

This gigantic piece of chicken weighs 51.1 lbs, so you better have brought your appetite if you're brave enough to try this. In order to make this creation, this nugget was fried in a 500 gallon fryer -- that is a lot of unhealthy oil -- and it took 45 minutes to cook.

If the crazy weight and amount of oil still hasn't turned you off from trying, you should know the largest chicken nugget is 720 times bigger than your average nugget.
Trend Themes
1. Giant Food - Creating oversized versions of popular food items provides novelty and excitement for consumers, presenting an opportunity for restaurants and food companies to attract customers through unique dining experiences.
2. Unconventional Cooking Methods - Exploring alternative cooking techniques, such as using large-scale fryers, allows for the creation of oversized food items that challenge traditional culinary norms, presenting opportunities for innovation in the food industry.
3. Alternative Food Production - Developing methods for producing large food items, like giant chicken nuggets, in a sustainable and efficient manner presents an opportunity for companies to meet consumer demand for novelty and indulgence while minimizing environmental impact.
Industry Implications
1. Fast Food - Fast food chains can capitalize on the trend of giant food items by introducing oversized menu items, attracting customers looking for unique dining experiences and shareable social media content.
2. Specialty Dining - Specialty restaurants and themed dining establishments can incorporate giant food items into their menus, offering a memorable and Instagram-worthy experience for customers seeking extraordinary culinary adventures.
3. Food Technology - Companies specializing in food processing and equipment can design and manufacture specialized large-scale fryers and cooking apparatus, catering to the demand for unconventional cooking methods in the creation of oversized food items.
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