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Coconut-Crusted Chicken Tenders

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6

Bake chicken tenders for a quick, kid-friendly dinner. Serve with a sweet sauce for dipping! MORE+ LESS-

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

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
700
Calories from Fat
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
43%
Saturated Fat
22g
109%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
90g
30%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
55g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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