Chipotle Popcorn Chicken

Recipe by gailanng
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl whisk together chipotle peppers, buttermilk, egg, cornstarch, salt and pepper.
  • Cut the chicken breasts into 1 inch pieces. Place the chicken in the batter and let it sit for at least a couple hours in the fridge or overnight.
  • Pour some panko breadcrumbs in a shallow plate.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet.
  • Coat each piece of chicken with breadcrumbs, add more breadcrumbs as needed and fry on both sides for 3 to 5 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Place on paper napkins to soak up some of the oil. Repeat with all chicken pieces. Only add a few pieces of chicken to the skillet at a time so as not to over crowd, so the chicken turns out crispy.
  • Once out of fryer, season with more salt, pepper (if desired) and chopped cilantro to taste.
  • Serve with your choice of dip.
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