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Popcorn Chicken Recipe

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Popcorn Chicken Recipe

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  • Non Veg
Cuisine:
    • Medium

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    You may not have a problem visualizing fried chicken, but what, really, is popcorn chicken? While popcorn is made by frying dried corn kernels that burst open with a clear pop sound, popcorn chicken is simply seasoned chicken nuggets, made to look and feel like popcorn!

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    Hot to make Popcorn Chicken

    • In a big bowl, add salt, pepper, onion powder, cayenne powder, and garlic powder and mix well.
    • Add chicken, coat well with seasoning, transfer to a plastic bag, and refrigerate overnight.
    • That frozen chicken.
    • In a bowl, whisk eggs, buttermilk, and water.
    • In another bowl, mix flour, cornstarch, salt, and black pepper.
    • Dip chicken nuggets in the egg-and-buttermilk mixture followed by the flour mixture. Shake off the excess.
    • In a skillet, heat oil for deep-frying.
    • Fry soaked chicken nuggets until golden.
    • Place crispy chicken popcorn on paper towels to drain excess oil.
    • Serve popcorn chicken with hot sauce and honey and enjoy!

    This dish is extremely popular among kids and teenagers. Delight your kids with popcorn chicken and look at their faces light up like a 100 watts bulb!

    However, do remember that fried chicken is high in cholesterol and sodium. Therefore, keeping it an occasional indulgence will ensure you stay healthy and fit.

    It is entirely possible to have a gourmet meal at work. Pack some pop corn chicken in a Ziploc and hot meals in a Vaya Tyffyn. Have chicken nuggets for starters, followed by a main course of hot, homemade meals. For dessert, take a short walk to the nearest ice cream parlor or order a glass of milkshake from a takeout! There you have it! A satisfying 3-course meal at work. However, do not doze off after lunch! Your boss won’t be too pleased!

    Trivia:

    Food technologist Gene Gagliardi invented popcorn chicken.

    Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) was the first in the world to commercially produce popcorn chicken. popcorn chicken is popularly known as chicken nuggets in the USA.

    Some brands also purposefully add chicken skin to minced chicken, prior to frying, for extra crunchiness.

    Bhavani

    Bhavani is chiefly a food blogger and a performer and trainer of classical South Indian music. When she's not writing or singing, she interests herself with vegetarian cooking, DIY crafts, and spending time with friends and family.

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