Sauce-Injected McNuggets


Sometimes life presents you with opportunities that are simultaneously utterly ridiculous but simply too good to pass up on. Case in point: What do you do when you have a buttload of leftover McNuggets and sauce from McDonalds sitting on your desk right next to a plastic syringe?*

*don't ask what the nuggets and syringe were doing there in the first palce.

You inject the nuggets with sauce, of course.


There's not really much to say about this project that the pictures don't already explain much better. I opted for the Tangy Barbecue sauce not because I love the careful balance of herbs and spice or the gentle, tangy heat, or even its sweet kick, but because it was the only one that looked like it was a truly inject-able consistency.


"Don't worry, this won't hurt a bit," I thought of saying (I didn't really say it).


There was a touch of excess, but nothing a few deft licks couldn't take care of.


And there you have it. McNuggets with the sauce built-in, and they tasted exactly like you'd think. Are there any real advantages to eating these over the traditional dip-and-pop method? Not really. But after downing a couple of'em, regular McNuggets just feel so... empty inside.

I predict that these will hit the stores within the next 6 months, perhaps starting in Asia or Kansas for a test run before hitting the rest of the U.S. mass market. You listening Ronald? I want full credit for this, ok?

P.S. When Ed gets back to the office next week I'm gonna have a tough time explaining why there's a BBQ-sauce-tinged syringe sitting on my desk. Wanna help me think of excuses?