You’ll never have to put up with stale or soggy chips again. Picture: iStock
You’ll never have to put up with stale or soggy chips again. Picture: iStock

Macca’s fresh fries hack revealed

STEER clear of ever ordering a soft drink with ice at McDonald's and always ask for no salt on your fries.

That's the hot tip from an inside source at the fast food giant, who has lifted the lid on what everyone should avoid ordering and how to guarantee you can get the best service.

The crew member, who worked at a McDonald's in Essex in England, told The Sun he gets drinks without ice and says everyone should too.

"I would never get anything with ice in it," he spilt "It's not the water that is used to make the ice. It is the machine. It just isn't cleaned as often as it should be."

Even though the ice isn't recommended, the McDonald's crew member did reveal how to ensure the fries are always fresh and the best time to get them.

"Order your chips without any salt because then we have to make a fresh batch of fries," he revealed.

The unnamed worker has revealed the secret to a perfect batch of fries. Picture: iStock
The unnamed worker has revealed the secret to a perfect batch of fries. Picture: iStock

"We also have to clean out the tray that the fries are stored in to make sure no salt gets on them."

Customers should go just after peak times when the menus are changing over because that is when the food will come out the best.

The employee said: "The peak times are eight and 10 (in the morning), 12 and two (in the afternoon), and five and seven (in the evening)."

He added that the worst times to come are during actual peak times because of how busy it gets.

His last helpful tip was to never order a milkshake because the mix to make it is the same as ice cream.

He said: "It's a white liquid that comes in a sealed bag that we pour into the machine. I just don't see the point in paying for one or the other when they are literally made from the same thing."

A McDonald's spokesman said: "We encourage all of our crew to speak up if they have any concerns, offering formal and informal channels for issues to be raised."

This article originally appeared on The Sun and was reproduced with permission


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