Refried Popeye's (A.K.A. Extra Crispy Popeye's Fried Chicken)

Refried Popeye's (A.K.A. Extra Crispy Popeye's Fried Chicken)
  • Yield:serves 4
  • Active time:15 minutes
  • Total time:1 day 15 minutes
This recipe appears in:
The Best Way to Eat Popeye's Fried Chicken

Note: This technique will work with any fried chicken.


  • Family sized pack of fried chicken, preferably from Popeye's
  • 1 quart peanut or vegetable oil


  1. 1.

    Refrigerate fried chicken overnight. The next day, heat oil in a large dutch oven, wok, or chicken fryer to 350°F. Carefully add half the chicken, or as much as can comfortably fit in a single layer. Cook, turning frequently until re-crisped and heated through. Transfer to a large plate lined with paper towels. Repeat with remaining chicken. Serve immediately.

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