- Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 505.6
- Total Fat: 34.7 g
- Cholesterol: 137.5 mg
- Sodium: 704.6 mg
- Total Carbs: 8.3 g
- Dietary Fiber: 5.8 g
- Protein: 41.7 g
Baked Coconut Chicken TendersSubmitted by: COFFEE666
IntroductionThe paprika sweetens the coconut as does the baking process so no sugar is needed for this to turn out sweet and delicious. The paprika sweetens the coconut as does the baking process so no sugar is needed for this to turn out sweet and delicious.
1 1/2lbs of frozen chicken breast tenders (defrosted)
4 oz of unsweetened dried coconut (used the medium size from Whole Foods bulk bin)
5 Tbls of unsalted butter
1 Tbsp of paprika
Salt & pepper to taste (aprox. 1-2 tsps each)
Melt butter in a microwave safe bowl and place in a container large enough to dip a chicken piece into.
Mix coconut with seasonings and place in a container or on a plate large enough to hold a couple of chicken pieces.
Dip chicken in butter then dredge in seasoned coconut.
Lay on a baking sheet and sprinkle any remaining mixture on pieces.
Bake 25-40 minutes or until done depending on size of tender pieces and your oven.
Serving size is approximately 3 chicken tenders.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user COFFEE666.