Crispy Coconut Chicken Tenders

I first ate these Crispy Coconut Chicken Tenders on a family holiday to Orlando, and loved the tender chicken and tropical taste from the cocnut.

Whether you’re serving appetizers to friends and family, or looking for family-friendly snacks that both kids and adults will enjoy, everyone will love these Crispy Coconut Chicken Tenders.

Crispy Coconut Chicken Tenders
Recipe Type: Meal
Cuisine: Caribbean
Author: Jon
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 6
  • 4 lbs of chicken tenders (roughly 12-15 tenders)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 can of condensed milk
  • 3 cups plain bread crumbs
  • 2 cups of flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • Oil for frying
  1. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, orange juice, lemon zest and condensed milk.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together the bread crumbs, coconut, salt and pepper.
  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil. While oil is heating, rinse the chicken tenders and allow them to drip excess water.
  4. Once the oil reaches about 375 degrees, dip each tender into the egg mixture and then roll it in the coconut mixture, ensuring all sides are well coated.
  5. Fry tenders, turning once, for 7 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Serve with a spicy mango or sweet chilli dipping sauce.


Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share This

Share this post with your friends!