I work at McDonald's and here’s an easy way to avoid soggy chips – it's simple and your chips will be perfect every time | The Sun

I work at McDonald's and here’s an easy way to avoid soggy chips – it's simple and your chips will be perfect every time | The Sun

IF you’re a McDonald’s fan, it’s time to listen up.

A McDonald’s worker has revealed some behind-the-scenes information on how to ensure that you always avoid soggy chips, so you’ll want to take notes.



There’s nothing worse than looking forward to your hot, crispy fries, only to realise that they are cold and soggy.

But there’ll be no more soggy chips thanks to this super simple hack.

A viral TikTok video, shared by @yahoouk, demonstrated a simple but clever chip hack, as advised by a McDonald's worker.

Speaking to Yahoo, the former worker for the fast food giant said she had the key to ensuring your chips stay fresh on the drive home from the restaurant.

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She said: "An ex-McDonald's employee shared a tip on how to stop your chips from getting soggy on the journey home so I am going to test it and see if it works.

"The hack says to keep the bag open and put the chips horizontally."

In the video, the woman can be seen visiting a McDonald's drive-through and ordering her chips before driving home.

She explained: "To test if the hack worked I got another [portion of] chips and kept them upright with the bag closed.

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"And then it was time to bring the chips home. 

"The drive took about 10 minutes and it was so hard not to sneak a chip with all of the lovely smells.

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"As soon as I got home I rushed them inside to do a taste test."

We then see the woman conduct a side-by-side taste test of both chips.

She started with the closed bag of chips which is the typical way most people transport their chips home.

She explained that the chip tasted like "a standard McDonald's chip that you've driven for 10 minutes with. Good stuff."

However, she was left very surprised by the results when trying the bag which had been left open on the drive home.

She added: "Way crunchier, this tastes so much fresher than the other one. 

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“This is such a good hack, genuinely.

“10 out of 10 this hack works."

Although the hack may have been a revelation to the woman, many people said this was the way they always carried their chips home.

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One user said: "I mean how is this not common sense? Keeping the bag closed keeps the steam from escaping causing the chips to go soggy.." 

Another added: "How did you not know that?"

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