EASY POPCORN CHICKEN
Make your own batter-coated, crispy fried popcorn chicken at home; this quick and easy recipe is sure to become a new family favorite.
300 grams Chicken (Boneless)
(Oil for Frying)
for the marinade:
1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic (paste)
1 teaspoon Oregano (dried)
1 teaspoon Chili Powder (or Paprika Powder)
to taste Salt
for the coating:
3/4 cup Flour
1/2 cup Buttermilk
3/4 cup Panko (Breadcrumbs)
to taste Salt (and Pepper)
Step 1: Cut the boneless chicken into 1 inch bite sized pieces. Mix together all the ingredients under marinade and rub all over the chicken. Marinate for at least half an hour.
Season the flour and panko breadcrumbs for coating with salt and pepper.
Step 2: To start making popcorn chicken, arrange an assembly line of sorts. Place flour, egg and buttermilk mixture and breadcrumbs next to each other along with the chicken. Use a plant to place the chicken once crumb coated. Now start by lightly coating the chicken with flour. Dip it in buttermilk next, and then coat with breadcrumbs. Repeat for each piece of chicken, and keep placing them on the plate.
Step 3: Heat oil for frying and deep fry in batches on medium heat till the chicken is cooked through and lightly brown on the outside.