mock popeye's fried chicken(mild)

michelle 'FLAME' kelley


please note this is not popeye's fried chicken but a close second. you want it spicey add a little hot sauce to the egg and water.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
45 Min
Deep Fry


  • 8 lb
    fresh cut up chicken, two whole birds divided
  • 6 c
    self rising flour
  • 2 c
  • 6 Tbsp
    season salt
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 2 pkg
    onion soup mix
  • 2 pkg
    speghetti sauce mix
  • 2 pkg
    italian salad dressing dry mix
  • 6 c
    corn flakes(slightly crunched)
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 4 large
    eggs well beaten

How to Make mock popeye's fried chicken(mild)


  1. mix together your eggs and water in a med glass mixing bowl. beat eggs and water well set aside.
  2. put your corn flakes into a second large mixing bowl set aside.
  3. put enough corn or conola oil in a large heavy skillet to cover bottom about 1inch. heat on med/high temp.
  4. prepare two large baking sheets. 9x12x2 by greasing lightly set aside pre heat oven to 350degrees. you will need enough tin foil to cover both pans tightly on three sides and loosly on oneside.(to allow steam to excape)
  5. in third large glass mixing bowl mix in the following,
    flour,cornstarch,season salt,paprika,baking soda,dressing,soup,sauce mixes and sugar. mix well with wire wisk after each addition.
    set up your bowls as follows:
    bowl one=flour mixture,bowl two=eggs/water,bowl three=corn flakes.
    dip each piece of chicken in the following order 1,2,3, then again in bowl one quickly but lightly as to not knock off the corn flakes.
  7. place each piece of chicken skin side down in frying pan. browning on both sides. remove to baking sheet, placing chicken skin side up at this point. cover with tin foil tightly on three sides and loosly on one to allow for steam to escape. bake for 35-45 minutes check to see for chicken tenderness.remove tin foil and allow to remain cooking for a additional 5 minuts to crisp up the coating.
  8. i hope you enjoy my version of popeye's mild fryed chicken.

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About mock popeye's fried chicken(mild)

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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