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Spicy chicken bites recipe

Spicy chicken bites recipe

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Try this fun popcorn chicken recipe for a quick midweek dinner that you and the kids will love. Bitesize bits of chicken breast are coated in crushed rice crispies, garlic and paprika before being baked in the oven in this simple recipe. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 30 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 341 calories / serving


  • 100g rice crispies
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • ¼ tsp mild chilli powder
  • 45g plain flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • vegetable oil, for greasing
  • 1½ packs 300g chicken breast, cut into cubes (around 16-18 pieces)
  • sunflower oil spray

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    10g 14%
  • Saturates

    2g 10%
  • Sugars

    27g 30%
  • Salt

    0.5g 9%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 30.6g Protein 34g Fibre 1.6g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, 180°C fan. Place the rice snaps in a bowl, crush the cereal a little with your hands. Add 1 tsp of the paprika, the garlic granules and the mild chilli powder and mix well.
  2. Put the flour into a separate small bowl and stir through the remaining paprika. Put the eggs into a third bowl. Grease two baking trays.
  3. Working on one piece of chicken at a time, dip first into the flour, then the egg, then finally the rice crispy mix. Place on the prepared baking trays. Once all are prepared, spray with the sunflower oil. Bake for 20 mins, turning halfway, until golden and cooked through.

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