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21 Awesome McDonald's Dishes That You Can't Get in America

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    21 Awesome McDonald's Dishes That You Can't Get in America - Yahoo Finance

    With more than 69 million mouths to feed every day in 119 countries, McDonald's has a massive range of taste buds to please. That means the fast food retailer has had to get pretty creative with its offerings, especially in foreign markets, which accounted for 68% of the company's $27.6 billion in revenue last year.

    From Samurai burgers to seaweed-flavored fries and deep-fried bites of brie cheese, McDonald's has tried just about everything to cater to local tastes overseas.

    1. McDonald's Ebi Burger

    Where: Japan, Singapore and other Asian markets

    What it is: This sandwich features whole shrimp embedded in a crispy patty and topped with lettuce and spicy sauce. It's served on a Big Mac roll. In Japan, it's called the Ebi Filet-O.

    2. McDonald's Shaka Shaka Chicken

    Where: Singapore

    What it is: Shaka Shaka Chicken consists of a deep fried chicken patty that's served in a paper sleeve with a packet of spices for pouring on top of it.

    3. McDonald's Crock Brie

    Where: Italy

    What it is: These deep-fried triangles of oozing brie cheese are only available in Italy.

    4. McDonald's Bacon Rolls

    Where: U.K.

    What it is: McDonald's has branded its Bacon Roll the "breakfast of choice for all bacon lovers." The bacon is sourced from British farms and served on a roll with either ketchup or brown sauce.

    5. McDonald's Black and White Hamburger Combo

    Where: China

    What it is: The black burger, which is topped with white sesame seeds, has a black pepper sauce with chopped onions, according to Brian Ashcraft at Kotaku. The white burger is topped with black sesame seeds and has a spicy sauce.

    The burgers were available for a limited time last year and now they are back again.

    6. McDonald's Taro Pie

    Where: Japan and other Asian markets

    What it is: Chunks of taro root covered in a sweet, bright purple sauce inside a flaky pie crust. Taro root resembles potatoes in consistency but has a stronger flavor. Taylor Tamblin compared the taste of the treat to a mild sweet potato in his blog, Man Reviews Food.

    7. McDonald's McArabia

    Where: Arab countries and Pakistan

    What it is: Two grilled chicken patties with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and garlic sauce inside a pita.

    8. McDonald's Seaweed Shaker Fries
    Where: Asian markets

    What it is: McDonald's serves its classic fries with a packet of seaweed flavoring for this dish.

    9. McDonald's Matcha McFlurry

    Where: Singapore, Japan

    What it is: This twist on the McFlurry contains green tea powder, giving it the green coloring, with a heap of crushed Oreo bits.

    10. Snack al Parmigiano

    Where: Italy

    What it is: Instead of a side of fries, at McDonald's in Italy you can get an individually wrapped bar of Parmesan cheese.

    11. McDonald's Cheese Katsu Burger

    Where: Japan

    What's it is: The Cheese Katsu burger contains melted cheese inside fried pork cutlets with sliced cabbage and sweet and sour sauces. The dish is served on a sesame bun.

    12. Bubur Ayam McD

    Where: Malaysia

    What it is: This breakfast treat consists of porridge, chicken strips, spring onions, sliced ginger, fried shallots and diced chillies. In Singapore, it's called Chicken SingaPorridge.

    13. McDonald's Rosti Brekki Wrap

    Where: Australia and New Zealand

    What it is: The Rosti Brekkie Wrap contains bacon, a fried egg, a slice of cheese and a potato rosti, which is similar to a hash brown. It's served on a flour tortilla with BBQ sauce.

    14. McLobster

    Where: Canada

    What it is: The McLobster sandwich contains 100% Atlantic lobster meat, according to McDonald's, as well as diced celery, light salad dressing and lettuce. The sandwich is served on a soft roll.

    15. Bacon potato pie

    Where: Japan

    What it is: Chunks of potato and bacon served in the same deep-fried shell that McDonald's uses for its apple pies.

    16. KiwiBurger

    Where: New Zealand

    What it is: Despite its name, the KiwiBurger contains no kiwi fruit. It consists of a four-ounce beef patty, griddle egg, beetroot, tomato lettuce, cheese, onions, mustard and ketchup.

    17. McAloo Tikki

    Where: India

    What it is: The McAloo Tikki, originating in India, is a fried potato and pea patty in a bun. The sandwich recently debuted in Singapore and will be available for a limited time there.

    18. Samurai Burger

    Where: Asian markets

    What it is: The Samurai burger comes with either a chicken patty or a beef patty coated in Teriyaki sauce with mayonnaise and lettuce. Popular sides are Seaweed Shaker Fries and Jasmine Green Tea.

    19. McSpicy Paneer

    Where: India

    What it is: The McSpicy Paneer is a fried curd cheese patty topped with tandoori sauce, red cabbage and lettuce served on a sesame roll.

    20. McDonald's Gazpacho Soup

    Where: Spain

    What it is: This classic summer soup is served chilled with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, celery, lemon juice and hot sauce.

    21. McDonald's Poutine

    Where: Canada

    What it is: McDonald's drizzles gravy and cheese curds on its french fries for this traditionally Canadian dish.