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Popcorn Chicken

This is a recipe for Popcorn Chicken.
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Keyword: breaded chicken, chicken popcorn, deep fried chicken
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 417kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts cubed
  • 2 raw eggs beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 cups cooking oil


  • Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Mix well and let stay for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine the all-purpose flour, garlic powder, and chili powder in a Ziploc bag. Shake to mix.
  • Dip the chicken pieces in the beaten egg, and then put the first batch in the bag with the flour mixture. Shake well to coat.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a deep cooking pan. When the oil becomes hot, put-in the flour coated chicken one-by-one. Continue frying in low to medium heat until the color turns light to golden brown.
  • Remove chicken popcorn from the pan and place in a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Serve with cornbread or cornbread muffin. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 154mg | Sodium: 402mg | Potassium: 323mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2.8mg