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Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken

Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken Recipe

In continuation with “Baseball Week: An Ode to Stadium Favorites” I took possibly the most classic baseball stadium snack, the Cracker Jack, and coated it on chicken bites for a sweet, salty and delicious dish!

Baked Cracker Jack Chicken Bites

Everyone loves crispy popcorn chicken, but this chicken is surrounded by crunchy Cracker Jacks giving it an extra burst of flavor!

Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 10 oz cracker jacks (10 small boxes)
  • 3 cups flour

Begin by dicing the chicken breasts into small cubes.

Diced Chicken Breasts

Then whisk the milk and eggs together in a shallow bowl.

Next, add the Cracker Jacks to a food processor.

Cracker Jacks in Food Processor

Blend into a fine crumb texture.

Cracker Jack Breading for Chicken

Dip the chicken into the egg and milk mixture, then into the flour, back into the egg mixture, then coat with the Cracker Jack crumbs.

Battered Chicken Breasts

It’s ok if you make a big mess as I so graciously have shown above 😉

Once the chicken is coated place the pieces on a wire rack on a baking stone, that way the chicken cooks evenly!

Cracker Jack Crusted Chicken

Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until crisp.

Cracker Jack Crusted Chicken

Try this totally delicious dinner treat this week!

Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken

Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken

♣ Vegetarian Option: Substitute tofu for the chicken to make this recipe vegetarian.

♦ Gluten Free Option: Cracker Jacks are gluten-free. Simply substitute traditional flour with a gluten-free flour such as coconut or brown rice to make this recipe gluten-free.

Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 2 dozen popcorn chicken bites

Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 10 oz cracker jacks
  • 3 cups flour

Instructions

  1. Begin by dicing the chicken breasts into small cubes.
  2. Whisk the milk and eggs together in a shallow bowl.
  3. Next, add the Cracker Jacks to a food processor.
  4. Blend into a fine crumb texture.
  5. Dip the chicken into the egg and milk mixture, then into the flour, back into the egg mixture, then coat with the Cracker Jack crumbs.
  6. Once the chicken is coated place the pieces on a wire rack on a baking stone.
  7. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until crisp.
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