Popeyes Menu: Background, Delicious Recipes & Popeyes Sauces


Popeyes menu has a lot to offer to its customers. Their delicious and mouth-watering food is very famous among fast-food lovers.

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Another name of Popeyes is “Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen”.

You will be amazed to know about its history because Popeyes has a rich history.

It was founded about 48 years ago at St. Bernard Parish.

At the start it was known as “Chicken on the Run”, but later it becomes Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.

Popeyes recipes can be compared with the recipes of Kentucky Fried Chicken and Church’s Chicken.

Like KFC, Popeyes Sauces are world-famous.

Background of Popeyes

As it is one of the oldest fast food brands and very famous for its chicken recipes, so you must be wondering to learn about its history!

I hope at some point in your life you must have thought that its name is after the popular cartoon “Popeye the Sailor Man”, but this not true.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen got its name from a fictional movie character Jimmy “Popeye Doyle”.

In the start, like every successful story, this restaurant failed within a year.

But, the owner Al Copeland again start this restaurant with the name “Popeye Mighty Good Chicken”.

In short, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen got this name after changing many names.

This restaurant got skyrocketed success when the owner opened a branch in Louisiana.

So, from that success, its name become Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.

From the start, Popeyes Menu has many appetizing dishes for people.

Later on, their menu became bigger day by day and the Popeyes Sauces are now famous all around the world.

Delicious Recipes of Popeyes Menu

With a lot of opportunities for people to eat whatever they want, Popeyes Menu is divided into some variations like, Family Feast and Chicken Combos, etc.

Keep reading to get to know about every option available for you!

Below is the detailed view of Popeyes Menu Recipes.

#1- Chicken Sandwiches

One of the most favorite recipe of people from Popeyes is their Chicken Sandwich.

Here, I will not share their prices because nowadays prices are different in different places.

Chicken Sandwich is dividing into two categories:

  • Classic Chicken Sandwich Combo
  • Spicy Chicken Sandwich Combo

They categorize chicken sandwiches to meet every person’s desire.

As some people don’t like spicy food and other love to eat spicily.

So, Popeyes Menu offers two options in Chicken Sandwich for every person’s taste.

The last time When I ate Popeyes’ Chicken Sandwich it was $7.89.

#2- Chicken Combos

Most people try their Chicken Combos in Lunch and Dinner.

Popeyes Sauces make these chicken combos outstanding.

Dinner has regular meals and biscuits.

When you order combo Dinner it will include the regular side, biscuit, and drink.

Some of the combos and dinner from Popeyes menu are:

  • Bonafide Chicken Dinner (2 PCs., 3 PCs., and 4 PCs.)
  • Bonafide Chicken Combo (2 PCs., 3 PCs., and 4 PCs.)
  • Wings for Dinner (3 Pcs.)
  • Wings for Combo (3 Pcs.)

As long as you want a classic dinner you will go for Bonafide Chicken Dinner.

But, if you want a heavy meal, I suggest you Bonafide Chicken Combo.

With Popeye Sauce, the wings will give you such an amazing taste.

Their prices vary according to the pieces and meal type.

#3- Tenders

One of the special meals of Popeyes is Tender Combos.

You may not be familiar with the Tender Combos term, but here you will learn it.

The Tender Combos include regular dinner, biscuit, and a small drink.

Moreover, it’s divided into categories like spicy, mild, and blackened.

With the best taste and amazing sauces these tender has the following options:

  • Tender Dinner (3 Pcs., 5 Pcs)
  • Tender Combo (3 Pcs., 5 Pcs)

If you are with your friends, this is the recipe for your squad!

So, whenever you visit Popeyes with your friends must eat Tender Combos.

#4- Seafood

I hope by looking at the picture of Popeyes Popcorn Shrimp meal your mouth will become full of water.

By using Louisiana herbs and Popeyes special sauces, seafood gets an extra delicious taste.

They have paired seafood with a signature side and a hot buttery biscuit.

In seafood, Popeyes menu offers a single dish with 2 variations which are the following:

  • ¼ Popcorn Shrimp Dinner
  • ¼ Popcorn Shrimp Combo

Previously, when I went to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen I tested their seafood and I can say you can’t get a Popcorn Shrimp better than Popeyes’.

So, Popeyes’ seafood is a must-have to eat recipe!

Note it in your bucket list.

#5- Sides

Popeyes is one of the best restaurants that offer fascinating side recipes.

They have a variety of sides to offer.

Most of the time when you order some dinner or combo food they provide regular sides like a biscuit with then as a compliment.

Their menu has around seven sides.

So, the side recipes of Popeyes are mentioned below:

  • Cajun Fries: One of the best options in Popeyes Menu.
  • Mesh Potatoes W/Gravy: These are the potatoes covered with Cajun Gravy.
  • Biscuits: Popeyes offers delicious and hearty buttery biscuits.
  • Red Beans and Rice: They serve red beans with seasoned rice.
  • Coleslaw: It is a crispy and cool treat for you.
  • Cajun Rice: It is a combination of Orleans herbs and Spicy Cajun Rice.
  • Green Beans: One of the most fascinating recipes with turkey bacon.

Some of the above-mentioned sides could be served with your normal meal.

But, if you want to taste each side recipes, you have to but it.

#6- Desserts

Popeyes offers a single dessert to their customers and this dessert is one of the bests in the world.

  • Cinnamon Apple Pie

The above-mentioned recipe is the dessert of the Popeyes menu.

It has warm and crispy crust outside and real hot Cinnamon Apple Pie goodness inside.

No matter what you had eaten here, you must have to taste this dessert at the end of your meal.

I guarantee you will never forget its mouth-watering taste.

#7- Family Feasts

Popeyes offers an option for the family to get a family deal.

They have various dishes in these offers.

Some of the offers are below:

  • 4 Sandwiches (For four members of a family)
  • Big Family Feast (It is good for 6 people)
  • Bigger Family Feast (If you have more than 6 members of the family go for this deal)

So, when you visit with your family make sure to check family deals.

#8- Kids Meal

Hey Kids! Yeah! Popeyes has some special foods for you!

Or if there are kids with a family, they have an option of kids’ meal.

Some of the foods for kids are:

  • Mild Tender (1 Pc)
  • Nuggets (4 Pc)
  • Mild Leg (1 Pc)

Their prices are starting from $3.89.

Popeyes Sauces

As I mentioned above, Popeyes sauces are very famous throughout the world.

I love all of Popeyes’ sauces including the seafood sauce.

But, if you rank their sources you can’t put everyone one No. 1.

So, below is a list of the best Popeyes Sauces for you!

  • Barbecue Sauce
  • Bayou Buffalo Sauce
  • Sweet Heat Sauce
  • Blackened Ranch Sauce
  • Cocktail Sauce
  • Tartar Sauce
  • Buttermilk Ranch Sauce
  • Mardi Grass Mustard Sauce

So, it was the list of some of the best Popeyes sauces that I like.

For now, Popeyes has more than three thousand branches within 40 countries around the world.

So, go to the Popeyes nearest branch and enjoy your meals!