What makes chicken lollipops such a great dish to put out for friends and family? It’s because you get that perfect bite of juicy meat and crunchy chicken skin altogether. Then, as most fried goods go, you can experiment with the many different kinds of easy dips to completely change the experience every time you eat it.
First things first: you need to have a basic chicken lollipops recipe to do the dipping with. Here is a delicious chicken lollipop recipe you should try before we delve deep into dip territory:
Basic Chicken Lollipops Recipe
Let’s start with the basic recipe that you can use for a base. The simple crunchy breading gives you a blank canvas for a smorgasbord of sauces.
Now that you know how to make flavorful and delicious chicken lollipops, you can start talking about the dips that would be the perfect pairing with the chicken.
Here are some delicious dip recipes to serve with those chicken pieces:
1 Sesame-Wasabi Sauce Recipe
Coat the chicken lollipops in a deeply-flavored caramel sauce and dip it in some bright, earthy, sesame-wasabi sauce for a delightful contrast on your palate. Plus, if you want more crunchy, breaded chicken lollipops, this recipe starts off with how to make these wonderfully breaded and crunchy chicken pops which you might like better.
2 Chili con Queso Dip
Chicken and cheese? Good luck saying “no” to this! This cheese dip is amazingly simple but is a powerhouse of flavor. You’ll love that even without any nacho chips, this dip will double as the perfect dip for your chicken.
3 Sriracha Mayo Dip Recipe
This dip’s tangy notes with the spicy-sweet Sriracha come together in creamy mayonnaise. It’s the spicy, sweet, and tangy sauce that your plain tasting but crunchy chicken lollipops badly need.
4 Peppercorn Sauce Recipe
Chicken and gravy are a match made in heaven. We recommend you make at least two sauces, with this as one of them. It’s a safe choice on any buffet table that everyone is sure to love.
5 Sesame Mayonnaise Dip Recipe
This mayonnaise dip is packed with loads of umami—just like Japanese mayonnaise. Japanese soy sauce and an egg yolk are whisked into real mayonnaise to make it extremely delicious. The addition of earthy, crunchy sesame seeds gives it even more depth of flavor. This dip will truly elevate simple chicken lollipops.
It’s hard not to love chicken lollipops. They’re like your favorite chicken drumstick cuts made even easier to eat. Don’t wait, and get playful with your chicken lollipop and sauce combinations!