Recipes Popcorn Chicken


Jenn's Popcorn Chicken

This recipe is a hit with adults & kids alike. Its the perfect appetizer for your next get together - crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. And best of all its baked!
Servings: 6


  • 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tsp dried thyme
  • 1.5 tsp oregano
  • 1.5 tsp garlic powder
  • 1.5 tsp onioin powder
  • 0.5 tsp black pepper
  • 0.5 cup grated parmeson cheese
  • 4 cups corn flakes
  • olive oil


  • Heat oven to 400F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Chop chicken into 1” cubes and set aside in a large bowl
  • To the bowl, add 2 cups buttermilk, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp thyme, 1 tsp dried oregano, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp onion powder, ¼ tsp black pepper.
  • Marinate for 30-60 minutes (or overnight).
  • In a large ziploc bag combine cornflakes, ½ tsp salt, ½ tsp thyme, ½ tsp oregano, ½ tsp garlic powder, ½ tsp onion powder, ¼ tsp black pepper, and ½ cup grated parm cheese. Close the ziploc and crush the cornflakes & mix the seasoning in the bag. Pour onto a plate.
  • Drain chicken and buttermilk mixture. Yake a few pieces of chicken and toss in cornflakes mixture, pressing as necessary to coat completely.
  • Place chicken on the line baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Cook for 18-20 minutes, turning the chicken halfway, until crisp & golden brown.