“Popeye's is my favorite chicken but it's such a far drive to get it. so I made this copycat which is pretty close to the real thing”
1hr 15mins
4 pounds

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 9 ingredients in large bowl. Put the cornflakes into another bowl.
  2. Put eggs and water in a 3rd bowl. Put enough corn oil into a heavy roomy skillet to fill it 1″ deep.
  3. Get it HOT! Grease a 9x12x2 baking pan. Set it aside.
  4. Preheat oven to 350~. Dip chicken pieces 1 piece at a time as follows:
  5. 1-Into dry coating mix.
  6. 2-Into egg and water mix.
  7. 3-Into cornflakes.
  8. 4-Briskly but briefly back into dry mix.
  9. 5-Drop into hot oil, skin-side-down and brown 3 to 4 minutes on medium high.
  10. Turn and brownother side of each piece.
  11. Don’t crowd pieces during frying. Place in prepared pan in single layer, skin-side-up. Seal in foil, on 3 sides only, leaving 1 side loose for steam to escape. Bake at 350~ for 35-40 minutes removing foil then to test tenderness of chicken. Allow to bake uncovered 5 minutes longer to crisp the coating. Serves 4. Leftovers refrigerate well up to 4 days. Do not freeze these leftovers. Leftover coating mix (1st 9 ingredients) can be stored at room temp in covered container up to 2 months.

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