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Popcorn Chicken

Popcorn Chicken
Who will say no to this tempting popcorn chicken?? You can easily prepare this at home. It just involves few steps.  
  • Marinating the Chicken
  • Add Maida to remove excess moisture
  • Dip it in egg
  • Coat it with flour mix and then deep fry it.
Very easy. Isn't it?? The recipe follows..

popcorn chicken

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 30 minutes + Time for marination


Boneless Chicken       - 250gm
Maida                          - 1/4 cup (All Purpose Flour)
Egg                              -2
Chat masala                 - a pinch ( optional)
Oil                                - For frying

For Marinating Chicken:

Ginger-Garlic paste    - 2 tbsp
Salt                              - As required
Chili Powder               - 2 tbsp
Pepper Powder            - 1 tsp
Lemon                         - 1/2

For Coating the chicken:

Maida                          - 1/2 cup (All Purpose Flour)
Corn Flour                  - 1/2 cup
Salt                              - As required
Chili Powder               - 1 tsp
Pepper Powder            - 1/4 tsp


  • Chop chicken into bite size pieces. Marinate it with Ginger-Garlic paste, salt, chili powder, pepper powder and lemon juice for about 1 to 2 hours. Adjust the spice according to your taste.
  • Take a bowl. Add everything under 'For Coating the chicken'. Mix it well.
  • Beat eggs together.
  • Now take marinated chicken in a plate. Just to absorb excess moisture, add maida in small instances. To the maximum you will need 1/4 cup of maida. 
  • Then dip maida added chicken in egg and immediately coat it with the flour mix for coating the chicken.
  • As soon as you coat the chicken, place it in a colander and toss it to remove excess flour and fry it in hot oil.
  • Drain excess oil and serve it with Tomato ketchup and Mayonnaise. You can also sprinkle little chat masala over fried popcorn chicken to enhance its taste.