Slim Chickens launches 50 new stores—at least 6 in Alabama

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Golden fried chicken is my love language. Photo via Brian Chan on Unsplash

Ready to become a Slimthusiasts? The Arkansas based chain Slim Chickens is set to open over fifty new restaurant locations across the United States with six opening in Alabama. Keep reading to find out more about this tasty fried chicken chain that is coming soon near you.

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Looking forward to more fresh fried chicken. Photo via Logan Jeffery on Unsplash

This restaurant first opened in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 2003. In the first fourteen years of Slim Chickens opening, they opened several locations in other states and internationally in the UK and Kuwait. Fans of the restaurant call themselves Slimthusiasts.

Their menu serves fresh fried tenders, wings, sandwiches, salads and chicken and waffles. As sides, you can get mac n cheese, fried okra, fried pickles, ranch chips or the classic French fries. For that sweet tooth, they make milkshakes, fresh baked cookies and desserts in a jar. Slim Chickens has seventeen different house made sauces to choose from for your tenders, including:

  • Korean BBQ
  • Mango habanero
  • Cajun ranch
  • Inferno
  • Gravy

Craving that chicken? Here are their newest locations in Alabama

Birmingham Skyline From Tj Tower Jon Eastwood Auburn, Birmingham, Mobile, Tuscaloosa
Birmingham from TJ Tower. Photo via Jon Eastwood

Slim Chickens’ newest locations are set to open in the following cities:

  • Tuscaloosa
  • Madison
  • Pell City
  • Birmingham
  • Florence
  • Auburn

You may recall Bham Now‘s article on Slim Chickens’ plans last year. Their opening was pushed back because of COVID-19. However, it should not be long before you can satisfy your chicken cravings here in Alabama. Jackie Lobdell, vice president of Slim Chickens’ franchise development, says the Tuscaloosa location could open as early as June.

Slim Chickens has locations planned for Dothan, Enterprise, Huntsville, Montgomery and Mobile. They are also planning to set up three franchise locations in Baldwin County.

Which Slim Chickens location are you the most excited about? Let us know on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Cheyenne Trujillo
Cheyenne Trujillo

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