Burger King Chicken Fries But Better

Fried chicken is a perfect food. Homemade chicken fries on the other hand... maybe ascends us to a new level. Or not? I'm not really sure but Burger King has set this work out for us and I think it's gonna be an easy one.

ITEMS USED:

KitchenAid Stand Mixer

KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment

Staub Cast Iron 5.5 qt Round Cocotte


INGREDIENTS:

Chicken Fry Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup

  • 2.5 Tbsp dark brown sugar

  • 3 Tbsp worcestershire sauce

  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar

  • 2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce

  • 1.5 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cup yellow mustard

  • 2 Tbsp honey

  • 1/2 cup mayo


Chicken:

  • 1lb chicken breast

  • 1/4 lb chicken skin

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 3/4 tsp MSG

  • 1 tsp ground white pepper

  • 2 tsp garlic powder


Breading:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp MSG

  • 2 tsp garlic powder

  • 2 tsp spanish paprika

  • 2 eggs beaten with 1 Tbsp of water

  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs


INSTRUCTIONS:

Fry Sauce Method:

  1. In a medium saucepan, add and combine ketchup, worcestershire sauce, dark brown sugar, garlic powder, fine sea salt, white vinegar, and honey. Sprinkle with msg and hot sauce then whisk together.

  2. Set over medium heat. Simmer for 8 minutes while stirring occasionally.

  3. Add to a small bowl and combine with yellow mustard and mayo and whisk to combine.


Chicken Fry Method:

  1. Start by slicing the chicken breasts into long strips and place into a bowl with chopped chicken skin.

  2. To that add garlic powder, msg, kosher salt, ground white pepper, and granulated sugar. Mix to combine. Grind chicken.

  3. With dampen hands, form the ground chicken into the form of a french fry. Rinse and repeat. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet.

  4. Place chicken fries into a freezer for 15 minutes.

  5. In a breading station consisting of a bowl of all-purpose flour season with garlic powder, msg, paprika and kosher salt. Separate bowl of eggs beaten with water. Final bowl of panko breadcrumbs.

  6. Evenly coat the chicken fries in breading mixture, then eggs, and toss in the panko breadcrumbs for an even coat.

  7. In a heavy bottom pot, heat frying oil to 350F and fry the chicken in batches for 3-4 minutes.

  8. Plate and serve.