Canstar Blue held a nationwide survey of adults to find out which chips are the country’s favourite.
Almost 2,000 consumers who have purchased and eaten hot chips from one of the takeaway restaurants included in the survey in the last three months, were asked to rate their level of satisfaction on a score of 1 to 10.
The choices included McDonalds, Hungry Jacks, KFC, Red Rooster and Oporto.
Oporto, the Portuguese-themed Aussie franchise, won a hot chip customer rating of 7.7.
It was followed in second place by Red Rooster with a score of 7.6, with KFC sharing third place with Hungry Jacks on a score of 7.4.
McDonalds was the lowest rated with a score of 6.9 for its hot chips. McDonalds was also the lowest – or equal lowest-rated – across the states, but there were some notable differences in hot chip preferences.
"Queenslanders rated Red Rooster’s hot chips highest overall (7.5), ahead of Hungry Jacks and KFC (7.2), Oporto (7.0) and McDonalds (6.8)
In New South Wales, Hungry Jacks and Oporto hot chips are seemingly to die for, both rated 7.7 ahead of Red Rooster (7.6), KFC (7.4) and McDonalds (7.1)," Canstar Blue said.
"It was a close race in South Australia where Hungry Jacks (7.6) pipped Red Rooster to top spot (7.5), with KFC, McDonalds and Oporto all rating 7.3
Victorians were found to be big fans of Oporto, rating its hot chips 7.8 ahead of Red Rooster (7.6), KFC (7.4.), Hungry Jacks (7.3) and McDonalds (6.8)
However, Western Australians are clearly the biggest Oporto fans in the country, dishing out a rating of 8.1 for its hot chips, ahead of Red Rooster (7.9), KFC (7.5) and McDonalds and Hungry Jacks (6.7)."
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