2021 People's Choice Best New Food
Chicken Egg Salad with Indian Fry Bread
At the Cluckin' Coop by the Iowa Egg Council/ Iowa Poultry Association
What comes first? The chicken or the egg? The latest food item from the Cluckin' Coop doesn't pick sides. It combines the best of both with their chicken egg salad with Indian fry bread. This protein-packed food will keep Fairgoers energized all day long. The cool combination of the chicken and egg salad combined with the warm crispy fry bread (or chips) is the perfect meal or snack. The chicken and egg salad includes crisp celery, cranberries and toasted pecans. And, to kick it up a notch, they have added cabbage slaw, bacon-tomato aioli, fresh cilantro and a hint of smoked paprika.
2021 Best New Foods Finalists
Peanut Butter and Fluff Cookie Dough
At Dipped in Chocolate by Oasis Concessions
The Peanut Butter and Fluff Cookie Dough is a delicious cookie dough made with peanut butter, marshmallow fluff and cocoa krispies that's frozen on a stick and freshly dipped in chocolate when ordered. It's the perfect cold, sweet treat on a hot summer day.
Island Noodles with Teriyaki Chicken
At Island Noodles by Brad Jensen
Ingredients include soba noodles, a variety of 21 fresh vegetables and a secret Island sauce. All with white meat teriyaki chicken breast added to the top.
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