Crispy Coconut Chicken Fingers

Crispy Coconut Chicken Fingers


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40 m servings
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Original recipe yields 24 servings


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  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix coconut, flour, salt, pepper and garlic powder in medium bowl. Dip chicken strips into egg, then coat with coconut mixture. Place in a shallow baking pan. Drizzle with melted butter.
  3. Bake 25 minutes or until chicken is browned and cooked through, turning once. Serve with Apricot Dipping Sauce, if desired.
  4. Apricot Dipping Sauce: Mix 1 cup apricot preserves and 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard until well blended.
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  1. 173 Ratings


I've been making this recipe for many years, and just came across it on this site. My whole family loves it--I don't change a thing, except one time I didn't have any apricot preserves for the ...

Great! moist, coconut flavor.. the butter will make them brown.. so on second batch, I used more butter.. two other changes I made: a little more garlic, and did use the pineapple-apricot preser...

These were great! But I do have a suggestion. Make sure that the chicken is completely covered with the melted butter before baking or they will have uncooked flour still on them.

I ended up marinading the chicken in one can light coconut milk and a tablespoon of key lime juice. I also added a cap full of coconut rum to the egg mixture for a subtle hint of extra flavor a...

SUPER EASY!! My husband said these were the BEST chicken strips he's ever had. I don't eat starch so I used almond flour instead of regular. I ground the coconut bc I have young children and ...

Easy and delicious! Don't cook for 25 minutes. Try them at 15 minutes and see if they are done.

These were pretty good. I followed the receipe exactly and mine never got golden brown like the photo. The taste was good but the texture was soft - not crispy like I would have preferred.

Delicious! Based on other reviews I doubled the salt, pepper, and garlic powder. I also added 1/8 teaspoon each of cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, and cayenne pepper. I used 1.5 cups of coconut an...

These were so easy and delicious! The coconut added a nice flavor without too much sweetness. I used a little more garlic powder than called for. I baked them a little longer (could be my oven) ...