Popcorn Chicken

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Total Time
25mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
15 mins

Made this over the weekend for a movie time snack, perfectly crunchy for a movie night at home adjust seasoning to taste you can have it more spicy or not at all.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the all dry ingredients together in a bowl, then put a 1/4 of the mix in one of the bowls and mix with the milk until a med thick batter, at this stage you can taste the batter to see if it need more chilli or salt just a tiny bit will let you know if it needs more or not.
  2. Wash the chicken and cut into small nugget/popcorn size pieces.
  3. Put your cut chicken in the bowl with the seasoned batter and mix well let it sit for 20-40 minutes.
  4. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep frying pan or deep-fat fryer to 180°c (at which point, a cube of bread dropped in it should turn golden brown after 30 seconds).
  5. Using a fork pick out the chicken piece by piece and dip the chicken pieces in the dry flour mixture, cover with flour and Fry, in batches, for 8 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through. Drain on kitchen paper, sprinkle with salt and serve.
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I'm not usually much for deep frying, but wanted to try my hand at this recipe, & surprise, surprise, it worked out great! Wonderfully flavorful, & now I plan to include more of these little tasties on my finger food counter the next time I host one of my monthly gatherings! Many thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in this Spring's round of Pick A Chef]