We all recognize that French fries are the king of sides when it comes to fast food burger joints. They are the default side option, which most people don’t even consider substituting out for something different.
However, not all fast food restaurants only offer French fries as side items. Here we take a look at whether Burger King (BK) offers an alternative to French fries. Specifically, we’ll inform you if they have onion rings and provide a list of other sides available at BK.
Does BK Have Onion Rings?
Yes, Burger King has onion rings. They are available in value, small, medium, and large sizes.
In fact, onion rings are not only available as a side but also as a burger topping. BK’s Rodeo Burger is an example of a sandwich that is made with onion rings. It has a beef patty, BBQ sauce, a sesame seed bun, and onion rings as the hamburger patty topper.
Of course, you can order a side of onion rings and add them to any burger. There are no rules stating onion rings are designed to only top certain burgers.
Burger King Dipping Sauces & Onion Rings
We don’t have the official data but we suspect that most people dip their BK onion rings in ketchup or eat them plain. However, if you prefer something beyond the norm, BK offers a few dipping sauces that you might be interested in. These sauce include:
- Honey Mustard
Price: Burger King Onion Rings
The prices for onion rings at the BK nearest to Brand Informers ranged from about $1.60 for the value size up to $3.40 for the large. Price may vary by location and may change at any time. Visit your local BK restaurant for the prices most relevant to you.
Calories: Burger King Onion Rings
The onion rings hold the following calorie count based on size:
- Value – 200 calories
- Small – 280 calories
- Medium – 360 calories
- Large – 520 calories
View the nutrition facts on bk.com for the most accurate and up-to-date data.
Burger King Sides
These are the primary sides available at Burger King if you want an item beyond fries or onion rings:
- Classic Fries
- Onion Rings
- Chicken Fries
- Chicken Nuggets
- Mozzarella Sticks
- Mott’s Applesauce
Frings (1/2 Fries + 1/2 Onion Rings)
According to the below video by Mashed, BK has a “hackable menu” which includes Frings. Frings are a half order of fried and a half order of onion rings in one container. They are not an official menu item but if you ask for them, BK will reportedly honor your request. As the video points out, this could potentially save you money by not having to order two whole sides of fries and onion rings.
Burger King Fries vs. Onion Rings Nutrition
Below is a comparison of the nutrition for BK French fries versus onion rings. The most noteworthy difference is with their sodium content. The onion rings have 370 milligrams more sodium than the French fries. Ultimately, the choice between the two would depend on individual dietary preferences.
|BK French Fries
|BK Onion Rings
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