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Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken

In this Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken Recipe diced chicken breasts are breaded in flour, egg, milk & cracker jack crumbs then baked to a crisp golden brown!

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

Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken Ingredients

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

Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken Instructions

Dice the chicken breasts into small cubes.

Diced Chicken Breasts

Whisk the milk and eggs together in a shallow bowl.

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 an oiled wire rack on a baking sheet, that way the chicken cooks evenly.

Cracker Jack Crusted Chicken

Bake at 375°F 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
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Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken

In this Cracker Jack Popcorn Chicken Recipe diced chicken breasts are breaded in flour, egg, milk & cracker jack crumbs then baked to a crisp golden brown!

Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 24 popcorn chicken bites
Calories 143 kcal

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

  2. Dice the chicken breasts into small cubes.

  3. Whisk the milk and eggs together in a shallow bowl.
  4. Add the Cracker Jacks to a food processor.

  5. Blend into a fine crumb texture, then place in a shallow bowl.

  6. Add the flour to a separate shallow bowl.

  7. 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.
  8. Once the chicken is coated place the pieces on an oiled wire rack on a baking sheet.

  9. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes or until crisp.