Popcorn Chicken / Chicken Popcorn


250 gm boneless chicken pieces
1/2 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup plain flour
2 tbsp corn flour
1 tsp coriander powder
1- 1 1/2 tsp paprika powder
1 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
1/4 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp garlic powder
salt to taste
oil for frying


  1. Cut the chicken into small cubes / bite-size pieces. Then marinate it with buttermilk and salt and refrigerate for about 3-4 hours or overnight.
  2. Mix plain flour, corn flour, coriander powder, paprika powder, pepper powder, cumin powder, oregano, garlic powder and salt in a large zip lock bag/ plastic bag. Close the bag and shake until all of the ingredients are well mixed.
  3. Add the chicken cubes little by little to this mix and shake well again that all of the chicken cubes are well coated.
  4. Take the flour coated chicken cubes out of the bag and slowly shake off any excess flour in the chicken.
  5. Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the chicken pieces in the medium flame till golden brown.
  6. Remove them from the oil and drain them on a paper towel. Serve immediately with tomato sauce….
Recipe adapted from here…


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