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Coconut-Crusted Chicken Tenders

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Bake chicken tenders for a quick, kid-friendly dinner. Serve with a sweet sauce for dipping!

Amy Erickson Amy Erickson
January 23, 2014

Ingredients

1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1
egg
1
cup Progresso™ panko crispy bread crumbs
1
bag (14 oz) shredded coconut
Salt and pepper to taste
1
lb uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded)
1
cup orange marmalade
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne) or to taste

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place flour in shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, beat egg with splash of water. In third shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs and coconut.
  • 2 Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken tenders. Coat each chicken tender with flour, then dip into egg mixture and coat well with bread crumbs-coconut mixture. Place in single layer in ungreased shallow baking pan.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes, turning once halfway through cooking, until chicken is no longer pink in center. (If chicken is getting too dark, cover loosely with sheet of foil.) Cool chicken slightly before serving.
  • 4 Meanwhile, mix marmalade and ground red pepper in small bowl.
  • 5 Serve chicken with marmalade mixture for dipping.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place flour in shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, beat egg with splash of water. In third shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs and coconut.
  • 2 Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken tenders. Coat each chicken tender with flour, then dip into egg mixture and coat well with bread crumbs-coconut mixture. Place in single layer in ungreased shallow baking pan.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes, turning once halfway through cooking, until chicken is no longer pink in center. (If chicken is getting too dark, cover loosely with sheet of foil.) Cool chicken slightly before serving.
  • 4 Meanwhile, mix marmalade and ground red pepper in small bowl.
  • 5 Serve chicken with marmalade mixture for dipping.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
816.6
% Daily Value
Total Fat
55.5g
85%
Saturated Fat
38.1g
191%
Cholesterol
62.0mg
21%
Sodium
794.9mg
33%
Total Carbohydrate
70.4g
24%
Dietary Fiber
12.3g
49%
Sugars
37.2g
Protein
18.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
7.10%
7%
Calcium
5.90%
6%
Iron
20.80%
21%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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