[CnD] Popeye's Fried Chicken Copycat Recipe

Naima Leigh nleigh2016 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 6 12:49:02 CEST 2016

Popeye's Fried Chicken Copycat Recipe




3 cups self-rising flour


1 cup corn starch


3 tablespoons season salt


2 tablespoons paprika


1 teaspoon baking soda


1 (7 oz. package dry Italian-style salad dressing mix


1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix


1 packet dry spaghetti sauce mix


3 tablespoons white sugar


3 cups crushed corn flakes cereal


2 eggs, beaten


1/4 cup cold water


1 quart oil for frying


1 (4 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces




In a shallow dish or bowl mix together the flour, corn starch, seasoning
salt, paprika, baking soda, dressing mix, soup mix, spaghetti sauce mix and
sugar. Place cereal crumbs in another shallow dish or bowl, and mix together
eggs and water in a third shallow dish or bowl. Heat oil (1 inch deep) in a
large skillet over medium high heat. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Dip
chicken pieces into dry coating mix, egg/water mixture, cereal crumbs
briefly into dry mix once more, then drop into hot oil skin side down. Brown
for 3 to 4 minutes, then brown other side of each piece. Place chicken in a
9 x 13 inch baking dish, skin side up, and cover dish with aluminum foil
leaving one side open for escaping steam. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees
C) for 35 to 45 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and tender and
juices run clear. Remove cover and bake for another 5 minutes to let coating
become crisp; serve.


Makes 4 servings



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