Cayenne Coconut Crusted Chicken

Recipe by Pinay0618
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix cornstarch, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper inches.
  • shallow bowl; set aside.
  • Beat egg whites in medium size mixing bowl until frothy.
  • Place coconut in a shallow bowl.
  • Dredge chicken tenders in cornstarch mixture; shake off excess. Dip chicken in egg whites, then press chicken into coconut. Turn over and press into coconut again to coat both sides.
  • Heat oil in heavy skillet (oil should be about 2 inches deep; add more oil if needed) or deep fat fryer to 350º F.
  • Add chicken to the hot oil in batches. Deep fry until cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer chicken to paper towel lined plate to drain. Serve hot with Spicy Apricot Dipping Sauce.
  • To make Spicy Apricot Dipping Sauce: Combine dipping sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Stir to mix thoroughly.
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