Apparently, some people didn’t get the memo and are dishing out dollars for a little taste.
One lucky customer snagged a packet of plum-flavored sauce at his local McDonald’s and can be seen in a YouTube video selling single chicken nuggets dipped in sauce for $10 each.
The man stood inside the crowded restaurant holding a 1-ounce packet of the sauce, handing out dipped nuggets to those who paid him for a taste.
McDonald’s Szechuan sauce was first introduced nearly 20 years ago to promote Disney’s Mulan, but an episode of Cartoon Network’s Rick and Morty had fans remembering — and craving — the discontinued condiment during its season 3 premiere.
After a Change.org campaign urged McDonald’s to re-release the sauce, the chain announced it would offer Rick and Morty-themed Szechuan sauce and commemorative posters only on Oct. 7.
Many fans were outraged when McDonald’s quickly ran out of the cult-favorite condiment, as they only allowed 20 to be released at each location. A #BoycottMcDonalds campaign began trending on Twitter and police were called to break up crowds at some stores.
In response to the less-than-stellar re-release, the Golden Arches released a statement Sunday vowing to “make this right” for customers.
“You spoke. We’ve listened,” she fast food giant wrote alongside their statement. “Lots more #SzechuanSauce and locations. Details soon. And that’s the wayyy the news goes!”
This update would seem like bad news to those looking to make a buck off the rare condiment’s release, but you’ll still find some hefty asking prices on Ebay for the 1-ounce tastes.