Baked Coconut Chicken Tenders

Baked Coconut Chicken Tenders

Category Entrée
Cuisine American
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins
Ready-in 22 mins
Yields 4

Ingredients

8 chicken breast tenders
½ cup shredded coconut, unsweetened*
½ cup panko bread crumbs
1 egg + 1 tablespoon water, whisked together
½ cup all-purpose flour
Salt and pepper, to taste
For serving:
2 cups rice, cooked
Paisley Farm Asian Bean Salad

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Using 3 bowls, set up a standard breading station:
  3. In bowl 1, mix together flour, salt and pepper.
  4. In bowl 2, whisk together water and egg.
  5. In bowl 3, mix together coconut and bread crumbs*
  6. In an assembly line-style, coat chicken tenders first in flour, then egg mixture, and finally in breadcrumb mixture. Place on baking sheet and bake until cooked through, about 10-12 minutes.
  7. Serve with rice and Paisley Farm Asian Bean Salad for a quick and easy dinner!
  8. For a slightly different version, substitute shredded coconut for 2 tablespoons of chili powder and ¼ cup of shredded cheddar cheese and serve with Paisley Farm Southwest Bean Salad!

Additional Notes

*For a slightly different version, substitute shredded coconut for 2 tablespoons of chili powder and ¼ cup of shredded cheddar cheese and serve with Paisley Farm Southwest Bean Salad!

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