Popeyes Famous Fried Chicken - Copycat

READY IN: 43mins
Recipe by Sonic98

A clone of Popeye's Famous Fried Chicken! This was given to me by friend TheCOOYON on the Nola.Com recipe swap. He calls it his Sexy and Spicy Clone

Top Review by jrichter0523

I added 1 heaping Tablespoon of poultry seasoning 2nd time I made this recipe. Better with poultry seasoning but breading still lacks the crisp of Popeyes. Mighty tastey though with poultry seasoning added.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1/2 - 2/3 cup spicy crab boil powder can be used as the alternative to salt & ceyenne pepper.
  2. Mix egg, salt, and pepper (or crab boil powder) in large bowl.
  3. Add water and whisk. Get the batter to light pancake or english pancake batter consistency. This will be thick but runny.
  4. Soak the chicken in the wet batter for at least 18 minutes.
  5. Get your grease up to 375 degrees.
  6. Place your chicken in the flour.Shake and get them out the flour and into the grease pretty quick(do not let them sit in the flour long, it will make the crust like concrete). Change flour if it gets too clumpy.
  7. Cook until juices run clear.

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