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.

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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.
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