Baked Popcorn Chicken Bites

Crispy Baked Popcorn Chicken BItes - delicious, healthier, and super easy! | asimplepalate.com

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Crispy Baked Popcorn Chicken BItes - delicious, healthier, and super easy! | asimplepalate.comCrispy Baked Popcorn Chicken BItes - delicious, healthier, and super easy! | asimplepalate.com

Now it’s time for us to discuss game day eats.

I really don’t care for football… Like, at all. But I’m all in for the food.

And all of my Superbowl food thoughts brought me to this recipe. Delicious popcorn chicken bites baked with tender chicken on the inside, and a crunchy crust of corn flakes and seasoning on the outside – heyyyooo. They are so yum, simple to make, and are the best paired with a side of honey mustard for dipping!

Crispy Baked Popcorn Chicken BItes - delicious, healthier, and super easy! | asimplepalate.com

If you make this recipe, let us know! Comment or rate this recipe below. Feel free to share your recipe on Instagram for us to see as well! #asimplepalate. Cheers to the weekend and Superbowl Sunday!

Crispy Baked Popcorn Chicken BItes - delicious, healthier, and super easy! | asimplepalate.com

Baked Popcorn Chicken Bites

Servings 12 people

Ingredients

  • 3 cups corn flakes
  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp salt & pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F and brush sheet pan with olive oil. 

  2. Cut chicken into cubes/smaller pieces and set aside. In a large bowl use your hands to crush corn flakes until crumbly. Add salt, pepper, garlic powder, oregano, and cayenne - mix ingredients together. 

  3. Whisk eggs and milk together in a shallow dish. Set up an assembly line with chicken, milk & eggs, and corn flake mixture. First: coat chicken with egg and milk mixture. Second: thoroughly coat chicken in corn flake mixture on both sides. Lay chicken on oiled sheet pan and repeat process until all of chicken is used up. 

  4. Bake chicken for 8 minutes on each side - total time for me was 16 minutes. Time can vary depending on size of chicken bites. Serve warm with your favorite dipping sauce! 

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