Copycat KFC Popcorn Chicken Recipe

Copycat KFC Popcorn Chicken Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by: Mamagician


Craving for some easy chicken recipes to cook tonight? How about this copycat KFC popcorn chicken recipe by Mamagician? Yes, it tastes like the original, and to my surprise, this might be better! It is super easy to prepare and make. This one is crispier and has the right spice which I really love. I can honestly finish this recipe in just minutes – finger food that is just so good you can’t stop eating it. Read on to learn the full recipe.



  • 1 chicken breast (approximately 10.6 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons of vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of chili sauce/hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup of milk

For the coating:

  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of corn flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red chili
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of cold water


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Step 1:

Cut the chicken breast into small pieces, then put it into a bowl. Add 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of red chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder, 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 2 tablespoons of chili sauce, and 1/2 cup of milk. Mix well, then cover with cling wrap. Place in the fridge for 1 hour.

Step 2:

In a big bowl, add 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup of corn flour, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red chili, and 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder. Mix the dry ingredients.

Step 3:

In a small bowl crack one egg and whisk using a fork. Take the marinated chicken out from the fridge and pour the egg. Mix to combine.

Copycat KFC Popcorn Chicken Ingredients
Image by: Mamagician


Step 4:

Put and coat the chicken pieces into the flour mixture one at a time. Shake off the excess. Now add 1/2 cup of cold water to the remaining marinade mixture and mix. Dip the coated chicken pieces into the cold marinade and then coat with the flour mixture again. Remove the excess.

Copycat KFC Popcorn Chicken Instructions
Image by: Mamagician


Step 5:

Fry the chicken in medium hot oil until golden brown. Enjoy while still hot.


Copycat KFC Popcorn Chicken Recipe

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