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Spicy Extra-Crispy Fried Popcorn Chicken

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe has every great taste you can imagine and everyone will want seconds or thirds...make it a family favorite! Serve with honey mustard or ketchup."
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21 m servings 349
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Combine flour, garlic powder, chile powder with lime, black pepper, seasoned salt, Cajun seasoning, and cayenne pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Mix eggs and hot sauce together in a separate bowl until well blended.
  3. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture; coat lightly in flour mixture. Dip into eggs again and coat thoroughly in flour mixture.
  4. Heat oil in a large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) until a drop of water dropped on the pan sizzles. Add chicken; cook until crispy and golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 349 calories; 12 39.4 20 107 538 Full nutrition

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This is a good recipe. I started out as written but could tell from the look of the seasoned flour that I was going to want more spice. I ended up doubling all of the seasoning and this was perf...

Very tender and tasty!