Ahhh McDonald’s, the greatest eating establishment ever created. You’re not American unless you’ve had one of their Big Macs…. and while it’s terrible for you, it’s pretty damn good. What’s surprising, and what you probably didn’t know… is that McDonald’s has different menu items for other countries. While a few of the menu items are the same everywhere, there are some that are very strange and quite interesting.
1. McSpicy Paneer: India
It’s a fried curd cheese patty topped with tandoori sauce, red cabbage and lettuce served on a sesame roll
2. McDonald’s Cheese Katsu Burger: Japan
It’s melted cheese inside fried pork cutlets with sliced cabbage and sweet and sour sauces.
3. Crock Brie: Italy
Deep-fried triangles of oozing brie cheese
4. Matcha McFlurry: Japan
Green tea powder, giving it the green coloring, with a heap of crushed Oreo bits.
5. McLobster: Canada
100% Atlantic lobster meat with diced celery, light salad dressing and lettuce. Served on a soft roll.
6. Poutine: Canada
McDonald’s drizzles gravy and cheese curds on its french fries.
7. Bubur Ayam McD: Malaysia
Porridge, chicken strips, spring onions, sliced ginger, fried shallots and diced chillies. In Singapore, it’s called Chicken SingaPorridge.
8. Bacon Rolls: U.K.
The bacon is sourced from British farms and served on a roll with either ketchup or brown sauce.
9. Samurai Burger: Asia
The Samurai burger comes with either a chicken patty or a beef patty coated in Teriyaki sauce with mayonnaise and lettuce.
10. Gazpacho Soup: Spain
11. Rosti Brekki Wrap: Australia and New Zealand
The Rosti Brekkie Wrap contains bacon, a fried egg, a slice of cheese and a potato rosti, which is similar to a hash brown. It’s served on a flour tortilla with BBQ sauce.
12. Ebi Burger: Japan and Asia Markets
This sandwich features whole shrimp embedded in a crispy patty and topped with lettuce and spicy sauce. It’s served on a Big Mac roll. In Japan, it’s called the Ebi Filet-O.
13. Black and White Hamburger Combo: China
The black burger, which is topped with white sesame seeds, has a black pepper sauce with chopped onions and the white burger is topped with black sesame seeds and has a spicy sauce.
14. Shaka Shaka Chicken: Singapore
Shaka Shaka Chicken consists of a deep fried chicken patty that’s served in a paper sleeve with a packet of spices for pouring on top of it.
15. Seaweed Shaker Fries: Asia
Seaweed flavor spice on top of french fries.
16. Taro Pie: Japan
Chunks of taro root covered in a sweet, bright purple sauce inside a flaky pie crust. Taro root resembles potatoes in consistency but has a stronger flavor.
17. Bacon Potato Pie: Japan
Chunks of potato and bacon served in the same deep-fried shell that McDonald’s uses for its apple pies.
18. KiwiBurger: New Zealand
It consists of a four-ounce beef patty, griddle egg, beetroot, tomato lettuce, cheese, onions, mustard and ketchup.
19. McArabia: Middle East
Two grilled chicken patties with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and garlic sauce inside a pita.
20. McAloo Tikki: India
A fried potato and pea patty in a bun.
Mega Tomago (McDonald’s, Japan)
Double Big Mac with with an egg patty and bacon.