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Pop corn chicken
Pop corn chicken
Method
  • Cut the chicken breast fillet into thin, long strips.
  • Pulse the popcorn 3-4 times in a food processor, until it breaks down a little. You do not want it finely ground.
  • Transfer to a bowl and add the breadcrumbs, thyme, salt and pepper.
  • In a second bowl, add the eggs and whisk until combined.
  • In a third bowl, add the flour.
  • Dredge the chicken strips in the flour, making sure it is completely coated all over.
  • Then, dip them in the egg mixture using a slotted spoon.
  • Last, coat in the popcorn mixture and gently press to adhere.
  • Fill a deep pan with sunflower oil, until it is 3 cm in depth.
  • Heat and add the chicken. Fry until golden and cooked through.
  • Serve with spicy honey BBQ sauce.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

210
Calories (kcal)
10 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

7.4
Total Fat (g)
11 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

1.1
Saturated Fat (g)
5 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

14.4
Total Carbs (g)
6 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

0.34
Sugars (g)
0 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

20.9
Protein (g)
42 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.4
Fibre (g)
5 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.46
Sodium (g)
8 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.