Homemade Popcorn Chicken

Nut-free
Low-Carbohydrate
Low-Saturated Fat
Low-Sodium
Dish type
Appetizer
Serves
8
Ready in
40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup lowfat milk
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. lemon pepper
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 3/4 cup bottled sweet-and-sour sauce
  • 2 tbsp. reduced-fat mayonnaise

Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Ready in
40 minutes
  1. In a resealable plastic bag combine flour, lemon pepper and paprika. Seal bag and shake to combine; set aside. In a shallow dish whisk together egg and milk. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper to taste then dip in egg mixture. Add chicken pieces, a few at a time, to flour mixture. Seal bag and shake to coat.
  2. In a large deep skillet add oil to a depth of 1-inch; heat over medium heat to 375°F. Carefully add chicken pieces, a few at a time, and cook 5 to 8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (165°F). Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with sauce for dipping.
  3. For sauce, in a small bowl stir together sweet-and-sour sauce and mayonnaise until combined; cover and set aside.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 243, Calories Fat 85, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 67mg, Sodium 242mg, Carbohydrate 16g, Protein 21g
Serving Size1
Calories243
Calories Fat85
Calories (fat) extra35
Total Fat9g
Total Fat (extra)15
Saturated Fat1g
Saturated Fat (extra)8
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol67mg
Cholesterol (extra)23
Sodium242mg
Sodium (extra)10
Potassium196mg
Carbohydrate16g
Carbohydrate (extra)5
Fiber0g
Fiber (extra)1
Sugars5g
Protein21g
Omega30g
Vitamin A116IU
Vitamin A (extra)2
Vitamin C0mg
Iron1mg
Iron (extra)7