KFC Style Chicken Popcorn At Home: Quarantine Cooking

All our favourite restaurants are closed. And even if opened, we are surely not risking to order. But KFC, we cannot even make the exact thing at home. Though we can make a similar thing to it but not the same. Their magic recipe is still a secret. It is juicy anf filled with spicy and nicely fried to golden brown.

KFC style Chicken Popcorn Recipe-


For marination
  • chicken breasts – 2 (500g)
  • salt – 1 tsp
  • white pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • red chilli powder – 1tsp
  • vinegar – 1tbsp
For Flour mixture
  • all-purpose flour – 3/4th cup
  • salt – 1 tsp
  • red chilli powder – 1tsp
  • white pepper powder – 1tsp
  • onion powder – 1tsp
  • garlic powder – 1 tsp
  • dry oregano – 1/4 tsp
  • dry basil leaves – 1/4 tsp
  • Panko bread crumbs(8mm) – 1 cup
For coating and frying
  • eggs – 2
  • olive oil – for deep-frying

Marinating Chicken
  1. rinse chicken breasts thoroughly.
  2. cut them into small cubes.
  3. add salt,white pepper powder,red chilli powder,vinegar and mix well.
  4. leave it for 2-3 hours for best result.
Prepare the mixture
  1. take a bowl,add all-purpose flour,bread crumbs,salt,white pepper powder,red chilli powder,dry oregano,dry basil leaves,onion powder,garlic powder and
  2. After that, mix well.
preparing Eggs for coating
  • break two or three eggs into a bowl and beat until frothy.
Heating oil
  • heating oil is very important.heat oil on low heat.
  • and keep up the same heat until you finish frying.
Dredging chicken pieces.
  • take each chicken piece,dip them in eggs and then in the flour until it coats properly.
  1. when the oil is ready,drop few chicken pieces into the oil carefully.
  2. do not disturb the chicken pieces until 2-3 minutes.
  3. fry them in batches.
  4. it takes around 5-8 minutes for each batch of popcorn.
  5. take them onto absorbent paper.

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