Fried Sriracha will vie for the top prize at the State Fair of Texas this fall, The Dallas Morning News reports.
The latest twist on the hot sauce comes in deep-fried balls of shredded chicken, corn, green chilies, tomatoes and Sriracha hot sauce coated with crispy tortilla chips.
Also in the competition are seven other sumptuous foods, including a cream-covered, chocolate-filled fried blueberry muffin—the Texas bluebonnet—and Funnel Cake Ale, a brew tasting like sweet, vanilla funnel cake.
Five judges, including a Top Chef contestant and a Texas Monthly editor, will pick the most creative and best-tasting dish on Labor Day, in advance of the State Fair, which runs Sept. 26 through Oct. 19 in Dallas' Fair Park.
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