Sunday, April 3, 2011

Coconut Fried Chicken

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 Light and Crispy!

This is a new recipe. I never ate coconut fried chicken. I wasn't sure how this would come out. I am happy to say... the coconut chicken came out well. Light and crispy. You can taste the coconut, but it's not to sweet.

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Coconut Fried Chicken

Copyright 2011 Christine's Pantry. All rights reserved.

1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into strips
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
1 1/2 cups coconut, shredded
1 tablespoon pepper
2 dashes Louisiana hot sauce
peanut oil

Heat oil in a large pan. 350 Degrees. Place flour in a resealable bag, add pepper and bread crumbs. In a separate resealable bag, add coconut. In a bowl, add eggs and hot sauce, beat well. Cut chicken into strips. Add chicken to coconut, making sure chicken coated. Then add chicken to the flour, making sure chicken coated. Then add chicken to the egg mixture, coat well. Then add chicken to flour, coat well. Add chicken to oil. Add a few chicken strips at a time (cook in batches). Cook chicken until brown. Remove chicken from pan and place on paper towel line dish. Enjoy!


  1. Hi Christine,

    Great looking recipe, I've never had coconut crusted chicken either. Only shrimp, like how you added the hot sauce. Hope you had a great weekend.

  2. I love coconut shrimp, so I'm sure this chicken is just delicious! It sounds great!

  3. Looks great, I am glad to hear it came out well!

  4. Sounds like a great crust.. I think I should save and try it sometime

  5. I have a ton of leftover coconut from a thai soup recipe... looks like I'll be putting it to good use now! :)

  6. Hello everyone! Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment. I appreciate it. I love hearing from you!


  7. I love coconut fried chicken! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

  8. This sounds so good...I've only had coconut shrimp before.

  9. Hi Christine, thanks so much for stopping by my blog earlier. You have a very lovely blog and I am loving your coconut fried chicken a lot too. I bet they're irresistibe. Thanks for sharing and hope to hear from you more often. Have a fabulous week ahead.
    Blessings, Kristy

  10. Oh wow, this sounds fantastic!! My mouth is watering- I absolutely love coconut! Lovely idea, Christine!


  11. Loving this chicken! Coconut-fried makes such yummy change from the tried and true. Thanks for sharing!


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