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Air Fried Popcorn Chicken

Cooking Method
Courses ,
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 23 min Total Time: 38 mins
Servings 20
Calories 350
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

This popcorn chicken is simply one of the best I have ever had. It is made with a delightful combination of spices and fried to perfect. Once your guests try it, they'll be back for more.

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  • 3 chicken thighs with bone removed and cut into bite size pieces
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon fish sauce
  • few drops of lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • few tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  1. After bite size pieces cut them the other way

  2. Place in a bowl salt and pepper to taste

  3. Add in the paprika, cayenne, fish sauce, lime juice, corn starch, and the olive oil.

  4. Mix well until combined and dredge in the all purpose flour.

  5. Set in the air fryer, in batches, at 400 F for 23 minutes. Flip after 15 minutes.

  6. Serve and enjoy your popcorn chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g8%
Sodium 525mg22%
Total Carbohydrate 50g17%
Protein 29g58%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: Chicken, Popcorn Chicken, Chicken Recipe
David Hood