Sweet and Salty Coconut Chicken

Coconut adds a tropical twist to this crispy baked chicken that's made using Honey Nut Chex® cereal - perfect for dinner.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

4
cups Honey Nut Chex® cereal, coarsely crushed
2
cups shredded coconut
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
4
eggs
1 1/2
lb uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Generously spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In shallow bowl, mix cereal, coconut, salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, beat eggs. Coat 1 chicken tender at a time with coconut mixture, then eggs, then again with coconut mixture; place on cookie sheet. Repeat to use up chicken.
  • 3 Bake about 20 minutes or until chicken is golden on outsides and no longer pink in center.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Generously spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In shallow bowl, mix cereal, coconut, salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, beat eggs. Coat 1 chicken tender at a time with coconut mixture, then eggs, then again with coconut mixture; place on cookie sheet. Repeat to use up chicken.
  • 3 Bake about 20 minutes or until chicken is golden on outsides and no longer pink in center.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
210mg
210%;
Sodium
980mg
980%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
60%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.