In case you haven’t heard, Jollibee is in America. The Filipino fast-food chain is known for its fried chicken, Jolly Hot Dog, and peach mango pie. It’s basically the Filipino version of McDonald’s and it’s time for the Americans to get a chance at it. So the question on many people’s minds is: Is Jollibee chicken Halal? And if it’s not, can Muslims eat there anyway? Could there possibly be a fast food chain in America that chooses to serve Halal chicken? Lucky for you, I did some digging and found the answer. Keep reading to learn more!
Jollibee is a fast-food chain based in the Philippines that is known for its fried chicken, Jolly Hot Dog, and peach mango pie. The company was founded in 1978 by Tony Tan Caktiong. Jollibee has over 3,000 stores in the Philippines and more than 400 locations worldwide, including in the United States, Canada, Vietnam, and Saudi Arabia.
So, is Jollibee Halal? The short answer to the question is no, Jollibee is not Halal. The chicken is not Halal because it is not slaughtered according to Islamic law. However, there are some Muslim-friendly items on the menu such as the Jolly Hot Dog (without cheese) and the peach mango pie.
So, can Muslims eat at Jollibee? The answer is yes, but they should only order Muslim-friendly items such as the Jolly Hot Dog (without cheese) and the peach mango pie.
Is the Jollibee Hot Dog Halal?
In some of the Jollibee locations, the Jolly hot dog is Halal.
Is Jollibee Gravy Halal?
It varies by location, Jollibee gravy is Halal in some locations but not in others. There has been speculation that pork liver is in the Jollibee gravy, but that has not been confirmed.
Jollibee Vegan Menu
There are not a lot of vegan options at Jollibee. Some of the safe vegan options include halo halo, mashed potatoes, peach mango pie, and sundaes. Unfortunately, a vegan will have slim pickings at the Jollibee restaurants.
Is Jollibee Halal in Singapore?
Yes, Jollibee is Halal in Singapore. Jollibee Singapore released an official statement on Facebook stating they are officially Halal Certified.
Is Jollibee Halal in the Philippines?
Jollibee is partially Halal in the Phillippines. Jollibee has official Halal certification, so some of the items on the menu are Halal in the Phillippines.
Is KFC Chicken Halal?
It comes as no surprise that KFC chicken is not Halal. Finding a fast food chain in America that serves Halal chicken or any kind of Halal meat will be very challenging.
What American Restaurant Chains Serve Halal Food?
While none of the biggest American restaurant chains serve fast food, there are plenty of lesser established chains that do. Some of the most famous ones include:
- Crown/Kennedy Fried Chicken
- The Halal Guys
- Cava Grill
- Krispy Krunchy Chicken
They all serve Halal chicken and other meats and some of them even have Halal certificates on hand.
While Jollibee is an awesome place to grab a spicy chicken sandwich, you might need to go elsewhere to insure your religious beliefs are met.
In closing, Jollibee is not halal however there are some Muslim-friendly items on the menu. Muslims can eat at a Jollibee restaurant, but they should only order Muslim-friendly items. Some of the vegan options include halo halo, mashed potatoes, peach mango pie, and sundaes. And in Singapore, Jollibee is halal.