Coconut Baked Chicken

Healthy, crispy, flavorful—you really can’t ask for more in a chicken dish!

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1⁄8 tsp. salt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a medium baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Combine panko, coconut, and salt in a wide, shallow bowl. Whisk the eggs in a separate wide bowl.
  • Dip each piece of prepared chicken in the egg, then dip into coconut mixture. Press crumbs onto all sides of the chicken, and place in prepared baking pan.
  • Pour melted butter over the breaded chicken. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve immediately.