Crispy Coconut Chicken With Mango Salsa

Total Time
30mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
10 mins

Totally Tropical! I served this for our church at a Girls Night - Tropical Breeze event, which we held at a friend's house. We had the hot tub going and served this plus many other great dishes. Not your typical church lady luncheon! If you want, you can easily make this into a great appetizer. Cut the chicken into bite sized pieces before breading and serve with a bowl of salsa on the side. This works well with chicken thighs too, and those pieces are cheaper.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Toss first 7 ingredients together in a bowl. Season with a little salt and pepper.
  2. Place the coconut, bread crumbs, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl and stir to combine.
  3. Place the eggs in a separate bowl. To bread the chicken, dip the breasts in the egg, then coat well in the coconut mixture.
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 to 3 chicken breasts (don't crowd the pan). Fry chicken for a few minutes on one side, then turn and fry another 4-5 minutes until the meat is no longer pink. Remove chicken from pan and pat with paper towels.
  5. Top each breast with mango salsa.