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BEST POPCORN CHICKEN

  • 1-1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, trimmed
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 tbsp granulated garlic
  • 1-1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 quarts peanut or vegetable oil
  • 6 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp Cayenne Pepper Sauce
  1. Place chicken on large plate and freeze until firm but still malleable, about 40 minutes.
  2. Whisk 2-1/2 cups flour, cornstarch, granulated garlic, sugar, baking powder, cayenne, and 1 tsp pepper together in a bowl. Add water and rub flour mixture between your hands until tiny craggy bits form throughout and mixture holds together like damp sand when squeezed.
Cut chicken into 1/2-inch pieces.



Toss chicken,eggs, and 2 tsp salt together in second bowl.
Transfer half of chicken to flour mixture
 and toss with you handss


Press on coating to adhere and breaking up clumps until; 
chicken is coated on all sides

Fry until chicken is evenly golden brown
Whisk honey,hot sauce, and a pinch salt togetherr in small bowl.
Serve chicken with honey sauce