McDonald's is bringing back the insanely popular sauce in a big way, announcing that 20 million packets of Szechuan Sauce will be available across the U.S. starting on Monday, February 26. Now, this is still a limited run, but with 20 million packets, it will hopefully last a bit longer than the last batch.
In the official announcement, McDonald's admits to being surprised by the initial demand the first time around.
"Last October, we truly meant well when we brought back a super-limited batch of Szechuan Sauce, but it quickly became apparent we did not make enough to meet the expectations of our fans. We did not anticipate the overnight crowds, the cross-state travel
In addition to a larger amount of packets in stores, they have also partnered with Studios@Gizmodo and Onion Labs to produce a new three-part audio series called The Sauce. The series is hosted by Catherine LeClair and looks into what happened on October 7th (the initial release), as well as why it became so popular in the first place.13comments
If you don't remember where all this started, the Szechuan Sauce originated from the Rick and Morty season 3 premiere. In The Rickshank
It seems McDonald's is going above and beyond this time to make sure that every fan gets to experience the sauce once more.