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Chipotle Popcorn Chicken Bites

Chipotle Popcorn Chicken Bites

I love fried chicken, specially if it has been marinated in buttermilk. But, silly me, I’d never thought of adding chipotles in adobo to the marinade. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword popcorn chicken, spicy
Prep Time 1 day
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 day 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 275kcal



  • Place chicken into a bowl.
  • Add buttermilk and chipotles and mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven or deep fryer to 350 F.
  • Working in batches, shake off excess marinade and fry chicken 2-3 minutes until done and golden brown. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate and season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with Ranch dressing for dipping.


Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1074IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 3mg