Popeyes Bonafide Spicy Chicken (Copycat)

790 mins (prep 750, cooking 40)
24 ingredients
4-6 servings
My revised, reverse-engineered recipe for Popeyes' 'Bonafide' Spicy Fried Chicken.

Categories:  cajun , copycat , poultry , north-american , comfort-food , taste~mood , spicy , time-to-make , easy , main-dish , american , meat , southern-u.s. , from-scratch ,
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Serving Size (157.51 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 539.61 Calories from Fat 12.69
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.41g 8.7%
Saturated Fat 0.25g 4.91%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.14mg 0.18%
Sodium 572.51mg 95.42%
Total Carbohydrate 115.33g 153.77%
Dietary Fiber 3.85 g 61.68%
Sugars 1.7 g %
Protein 13.26g 106.05%
Vitamin A 284.78IU% Vitamin C 0.56mg%
Calcium 130.37mg% Iron 6.08mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
frying chicken, fresh, fine sea salt, white pepper, ground cumin, ground mustard, sweet paprika, chipotle powder, beaten eggs, white pepper, cold nonfat milk, fine salt, ground turmeric, beef tallow