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Popcorn 'Chicken'

A fun, crunchy, and yummy finger food!


Roughly 3 cups of chicken substitute chunks (You can use Beyond Meat or make your own seitan)

Oil for frying

1st dip mix

1 cup water

1 cup flour

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 tablespoon of mustard

2nd Dip Mix

1 cup flour

1 cup cornmeal

1/4 cup nutritional yeast

1 teaspoon baking powder


In one bowl mix your 1st mix ingredients together

In a second bowl mix your 2nd mix ingredients together

Heat your oil, roughly 2 inches high

Dip each chicken piece into the 1st dip mix

Shake off excess batter

Dip into the 2nd mix, press firmly to cover well

Place into the hot oil and fry for roughly 5 minutes

Drain on a paper towel lined plate

Serve with favorite dip and enjoy!


Seitan Ingredients:

2 cups Vital Wheat Gluten

1/4 cup nutritional yeast

2 tablespoons of flour

Pinch of Salt

1 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

2 cups water

1 tablespoon chicken flavor

2 tablespoons of soy sauce

1 tablespoon molasses

1 tablespoon olive oil

Other Ingredients:

6-8 cups Vegetable broth

3 tablespoons chicken flavor

1 tablespoon garlic


In a large bowl mix together your dry seitan ingredients

In a medium bowl mix together your wet ingredients

Make a large hole in the middle of your dry ingredients

Slowly pour in your wet ingredients

Using a fork carefully combine the wet and dry ingredients

When it becomes too tough to mix with fork use your hands

Kneed for roughly 3-5 minutes until it becomes a firm dough

Divide dough in half, then each half in half again

Continue until you reach roughly 8-10 pieces, depending on what size you want

Stretch each piece and from into 'Chick'n' patties

Bring a large pot of water, chicken flavor to a boil

When water is boiling add in your garlic

Turn heat down to a simmer so it's not rolling

Add in your chicken cutlets

Place a lid partially on to allow steam to escape

Allow to cook for roughly 45 minutes

Watch the water/heat, it shouldn’t get back to boiling

Turn off heat, allow to cool in water or remove pieces to use right away

You can store what you dont use in its broth in a container

*This recipe was a mix from and Bobs Red Mills Seitan Recipe on the Gluten bag



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