- 1 chicken thigh—deskinned, deboned, and diced into pieces 1cm in width
- 2 tsp Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
- 1 tbsp Garlic powder
- 1 tbsp onion powder
- 3 large eggs—lightly whisked
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 cups flour (for dredging)
- 4 tbsp cornstarch
- Peanut oil (for deep-frying)
- salt to taste
Hot to make Popcorn Chicken
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!
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.