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KFC Popcorn Chicken Recipe - Popcorn Chicken Recipe

KFC Popcorn Chicken Recipe with step by step pictures and video. Delicious bite size kfc chicken made easy way and also a version without herbs and spices is included. Popcorn chicken made suing breadcrumbs and cornflakes to create more crispy texture.
2.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinating Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings



  • Boneless chicken breast - 1 chopped very finely
  • Buttermilk or yogurt - 3 tblspn
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

For Coating:

  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Garlic Powder - 1 tsp
  • Paprika or chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Oregano - 1 tsp
  • Baking Powder - ½ tsp


    For Marinating Chicken:

    • Boneless Chicken Breast - 2 chopped into bite size pieces
    • Onion - 1
    • Garlic - 4 cloves
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper - to taste

    For Seasoned Flour:

    • All Purpose Flour - 1 cup
    • Oregano - 2 tsp
    • Salt to taste Pepper - to taste

    For Egg Coating:

    • Egg - 1 beaten
    • Milk - 1 tblspn

    For Crusty Coating:

    • BreadCrumbs - 1 cup
    • Plain Corn Flakes - 1 cup
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper - to taste



    • Take chicken, buttermilk and salt in a bowl. mix well and leave to marinate for 1 hour.
    • Now take all the coating ingredients in a bowl, add the chicken in and toss well.
    • Now heat oil for deep frying.
    • Drop chicken in and fry till crispy.
    • Drain and serve.


    • Take onion and garlic in a blender and make into a fine paste.
    • Marinate chicken pieces in the given ingredient for marination along with the ground onion and garlic mixture and let it rest for 10 mins.
    • Now take a shallow plate and add the flour, oregano, salt and pepper and mix well. Set it aside.
    • Take egg and milk in a bowl and beat it slightly.Set this aside.
    • Take cornflakes in a plastic bag and bash it with rolling pin till they are crushed.
    • In another bowl take the ingrediants given for the crusty coating along with crushed cornflakes and mix well. Set this aside.
    • Now time for some dipping and dunking.
    • First take the marinating chicken and dredge them in the seasoned  flour, then dip them in egg mixture, now coat them in the cornflakes mixture.
    • Now comes the interesting part. dip them again in egg and coat again in cornflakes mixture.
    • Place them in a plate and finish the entire batch like this.
    • Now time for frying. Take oil in a pan which has tight fitting lid.
    • Heat them in medium heat. Drop the chicken pieces and cover it with the lid for 4 mins.
    • Flip them over in between to ensure they are fried evenly.
    • Drain them in paper towel and serve with ketchup.
    Keyword chicken, KFC
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