Sam Way is an online cooking sensation, racking up a whopping 9.3mil followers on TikTok and 2mil subscribers on YouTube. People have fallen in love watching his recipes’ come together in lightning speed or his longer more in-depth classes.

This video of him throwing together some popcorn chicken has over 25mil views, over 4mil likes and many many excited tastebuds. Watch the video for the method and find the ingredients below, happy cooking!


@samseats Popcorn Chicken 🍿 #chicken #food #cooking #asmr #fyp ♬ original sound – Sam Way


Fried: Serves 4

650g chicken thigh fillets (no bones or skin)
1 tsp smoked paprika x2
1 tsp cayenne pepper x2
1 tsp garlic powder x2
1 tsp salt x2
1 tsp pepper x2
380ml / 1.5 cups buttermilk
1 cup cornstarch
2 cups plain flour Vegetable oil (for frying)


Oven baked: Serves 4
650g chicken thigh fillets (no bones or skin)
0.5 tsp smoked paprika
0.5 tsp cayenne pepper
0.5 tsp garlic powder
0.5 tsp salt
0.5 tsp pepper
2 eggs (beaten)
1 cup plain flour
2 cups panko breadcrumbs Oil (in spray bottle preferably)

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