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Crispy Hot Honey Popcorn Chicken aisling larkin

Crispy Hot Honey Popcorn Chicken

A simple but super tasty recipe the kids will love
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aisling larkin popcorn chicken
crispy chicken recipe
hot honey drizzle
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes



  • 200 g cornflakes crushed
  • 25 g nutritional yeast/parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp fermented hot sauce
  • 750 g chicken thighs / breast
  • Oil for spritzing

Hot Honey Drizzle

  • 150 g honey
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • Sea salt
  • 2 tbsp fermented hot sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 180℃. Chop the chicken into small bitesize pieces. Crush the cornflakes. Stir in the seasoning and the nutritional yeast/cheese.
  • Crack the eggs in a bowl and in the fermented hot sauce. Dip each piece of chicken into egg mixture then dried spiced cornflake mix.
  • You could shallow-fry or spritz the chicken with oil and place it on a greased oven-proof dish or in the air fryer basket.
  • When fully cooked all the way through remove from the oven, garnish with sesame seeds and serve.
  • Hot Honey Drizzle
  • Combine all the above ingredients in a bowl and warm through in the microwave.