Coconut Chicken Tenders With Maui Wowee Dipping Sauce

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 mins

Another winner from Southern Living.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut each chicken breast into 4 to 6 (1-inch) strips.
  2. Whisk together flour and next 4 ingredients in a bowl. Combine coconut and breadcrumbs in a large shallow dish. Dip chicken pieces in flour mixture, and dredge in coconut mixture.
  3. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches in a deep skillet or Dutch oven; heat to 350°.
  4. Fry chicken, in batches, 2 to 3 minutes or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle lightly with salt, if desired. Serve with Wowee Maui Dipping Sauce.
  5. Maui Wowee Dipping Sauce: Mix all ingredients together. Serve with Coconut Chicken Tenders.
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4 5

Great recipe, however I find that using sweetened flaked coconuts results in a chicken that is a little too sweet for my tastes. Also, I have made this recipe using plain seltzer water and also beer in place of the seltzer and the beer version was definitely the best!

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This was SOOOOOOOOOOO good. I have looked for a long time for something like this - thanks. Made as written. Moist and very flavorful.