Ever get tired of the same old thing for dinner? Chicken strips might be super easy and a perfect option for busy weeknights. I mean, 20 minutes and you’ve got dinner. The kiddos won’t even have a chance to ask for a snack more than… say 5 or 6 times…
These coconut infused chicken strips are perfectly dippable – and kids and adults alike will love them! Plus the dipping sauce recipe below is a fun change to normal dipping sauces you usually see. It’s kind of a tropicaly-honey mustard type sauce. Your whole family will love these!
Coconut Chicken Strips
- Prep Time: 10 Minutes
- Cook Time: 25 Minutes
- Total Time: 35 minutes
- Yield: 4 Servings
- Category: 30 Minute Meals
- Method: Bake
1 cup flaked unsweetened coconut
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/3 cup melted butter
3 chicken breasts
- 1/2 cup of peach preserves or orange marmalade (or try some of both!)
- 2 TBSP Dijon Mustard
In a large, shallow bowl (or a ziplock bag), combine the coconut, flour, and spices.
Crack the egg into a bowl and lightly whisk with a fork.
Cut chicken breasts into strips.
Dip chicken breasts into the egg, shaking off any excess.
Coat the chicken strips in the breading mixture and place on a cookie sheet.
When all the chicken strips are on the cookie sheet, spoon a little bit of melted butter over each one.
Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 25 minutes, or until done.
Dipping Sauce – Mix together well and enjoy!
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