KFC popcorn chicken
The below recipe is my version of KFC popcorn chicken recipe. Who doesn’t love KFC?. Its one of the comfort food and can be prepared in no less time. The trick here is to fry the chicken until its crispier outside and juicier inside. This is one of the simplest fried KFC popcorn chicken recipe that you must try if you are a chicken lover.
Lets jump to the recipe
Preparation time: 30 mins Serves:2
Boneless chicken : 250 gms
Maida or all purpose flour: 3/4 cup
Cornflour: ¼ cup
Pepper powder: 2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste: ½ tsp
Soy sauce: 1 tsp
Ketchup: 4 tsp
Oil to fry
Salt to taste
Take boneless chicken pieces in a bowl, add ½ tsp of ginger garlic paste, 1 tsp of soy sauce, ½ tsp of pepper powder, salt and mix well. Keep it in the refrigerator for atleast 15-20 mins.
Making the batter:
In a bowl, add ½ cup of maida or all purpose flour, ¼ cup of cornflour, 2 tsp ketchup., ½ tsp pepper, salt. Mix well. Add milk to the above ingredients to make a thick batter.
Put the marinated chicken pieces in the batter and mix well till all the pieces are coated well. Keep it in the refrigerator for another 15-20 mins.
Meanwhile prepare a mix of dry ingredients that are used for coating the chicken before frying. In a bowl take ¼ cup of maida or all purpose flour, 2 tsp of corn flour, ¼ tsp pepper and salt. Mix all these ingredients well.
Heat oil in a pan. Before the oil gets heated take each piece of chicken and coat it with the dry ingredient mix, dust the excess flour and keep it aside.
Once the oil is medium hot, start adding the coated chicken pieces. Fry until they turn golden,it should take about 5-6 mins.
Remove it on a paper towel.
Serve hot, your homemade kfc chicken is ready.
If u want to cut down some calories u can try a baked version instead of a fried one. Preheat the oven at 350 degree, in a oven proof pan place the chicken pieces and bake it for around 30-40 mins at 350 degrees or until its turns golden.