20 Minute Doritos Crusted Chicken Bites - A healthier alternative to the deep-fried version and comes together in no time! All you need is only 3 ingredients: chicken breast, Doritos and mayonnaise. Baked crispy golden brown with the best Dorito crust! So good! Quick and easy dinner recipe. Video recipe. | Tipbuzz.com20 Minute Baked Popcorn Chicken – A healthier alternative to the deep-fried version that comes together in no time! All you need is only 3 ingredients: chicken breast, Doritos and mayonnaise. Baked crispy golden brown with the best Dorito crust! So good! Quick and easy dinner recipe. Video recipe. | Tipbuzz.com

Dorito-crusted Popcorn Chicken Bites are the perfect finger food to make when you want something super tasty, quick and easy. You only need 3 ingredients and 20 minutes for a party appetizer or snack that’s perfect for Doritos lovers. The best part? It’s baked, not fried. Plus video tutorial!

This easy 3 Ingredient Popcorn Chicken recipe uses doritos for a delicious crust

This recipe will make about 20 bites, or 2 per person. If you’re entertaining, you may want to consider doubling the recipe, as they go fast!

HOW TO MAKE DORITO-CRUSTED POPCORN CHICKEN

You only need the following three ingredients to make this popcorn chicken:

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  • Chicken breasts – recommend boneless skinless
  • Doritos: 2 large bags
  • Mayonnaise: regular or low-fat will work

Serve with your favorite dipping sauce. Some great options are ranch, chipotle, salsa or guac, but use whatever you have on hand.

While there’s no special equipment required, a nonstick baking mat and parchment paper come in handy. Otherwise, you should plan on greasing a baking sheet to avoid sticking.

WHICH FLAVOR OF DORITOS SHOULD I USE?

Some of you have asked which flavor of Doritos to use. We’ve made this recipe successfully with Nacho Cheese Doritos, Cool Ranch and Spicy Sweet Chili Doritos (for a kick!). You should be able to substitute in any other flavors as well.

WATCH HOW TO MAKE DORITO CRUSTED CHICKEN BITES:

20 Minute Baked Popcorn Chicken – A healthier alternative to the deep-fried version that comes together in no time! All you need is only 3 ingredients: chicken breast, Doritos and mayonnaise. Baked crispy golden brown with the best Dorito crust! So good! Quick and easy dinner recipe. Video recipe.
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20 Minute Baked Popcorn Chicken (with Video)

Dorito Crusted Chicken Bites are the perfect finger food to make when you want something super tasty, quick and easy. You only need 3 ingredients and 20 minutes for a party appetizer or snack that everyone will love. The best part? It's baked, not fried. Plus video tutorial!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, doritos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 205 kcal
Author TipBuzz

Ingredients

  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 15 ounces Doritos 1-2 bags depending on size
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ranch dipping sauce optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F / 190°C. Line a large baking sheet with parchment or a nonstick baking mat.

  2. Place chicken breasts on a cutting board and pat dry with paper towels.

  3. Using a sharp knife, cut into 1 1/2" / 3 cm cubes.

  4. In a medium bowl, add mayonnaise and chicken pieces. Mix to coat and set aside.
  5. Place Doritos into a large ziptop bag and seal shut. Using a rolling pin or bottle, pound the chips until pulverized (see note).

  6. Roll the chicken pieces in crushed Doritos to coat, and place onto prepared baking sheet.

  7. Bake for 15 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Tips

You can also use a food processor or blender to pulverize the Doritos if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts
20 Minute Baked Popcorn Chicken (with Video)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 205 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 304mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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