MustKetch Spicy Popcorn Chicken Bites

  • Chicken Bites make a great snack for watching that game or after playing in one.

    Chicken Bites make a great snack for watching that game or after playing in one. Courtesy of MustKetch.com

 
Posted10/23/2019 6:00 AM

These MustKetch Spicy Popcorn Chicken bites are a perfect gluten free appetizer or lunch. Plus, because they are baked and not fried, they are lower in fat than traditional chicken bites.

3 cups Kettle Brand Chips -- regular or flavored

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

1½ cups flour

a pinch of cayenne -- about ¼ teaspoon to start, more for additional spiciness (or omit if you don't want them to be spicy)

2 large eggs

¼ cup half and half (milk works, too)

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts

olive oil, salt, and pepper

1 cup MustKetch Smoke (for dipping)

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Crush the chips in a food processor until fine crumbs form. Add 1 cup flour and cayenne and pulse again until incorporated into an even crumb-like mixture.

Place remaining ½ cup flour in a shallow dish.

Whisk eggs and half and half together in a shallow dish.

Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.

Rub a baking sheet with olive oil to coat or place a wire rack on the baking sheet if you have one.

by signing up you agree to our terms of service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Set up an assembly line of sorts: flour, egg mixture, kettle chip mixture. Dip each chicken piece in each bowl, moving through the assembly line and making sure it gets coated at each step -- starting with flour, then egg, then crumbs. Place on the baking sheet.

Bake chicken for 5 minutes, flip if needed, and bake another 5 minutes. Total time varies, but generally is between 12-18 minutes to get the right amount of crisping and browning. These go perfectly with the MustKetch Smoke for dipping.

From https://somersfamilymustketchblog.wordpress.com/

0 Comments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.