THE BEST Baked Coconut Chicken Strips EVER

An easy recipe for Paleo chicken strips that can be enjoyed as a main or as a finger … not battered in anything unhealthy and they’re also baked instead of fried.

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Yield :

  • 4 servings | Serving Size: 4-5 chicken strips |

Ingredients :

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced to strips
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes or shredded coconut
  • Your favorite sauce (or make your own, recipe below)
  • Soy-Ketchup Sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preparation :

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Coat the chicken with the extra virgin olive oil.
  • In a small bowl, mix the salt, pepper and coconut then coat the chicken with this mixture.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
  • If making the sauce, in a small bowl, mix the ketchup, soy sauce, water and pepper.
  • Serve the chicken immediately with the sauce.

Nutritional Info :

Calories: 261 | Total Fat: 16 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 73 mg | Sodium: 175 mg | Carbohydrates: 3 g | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 1 g | Protein: 25 g | SmartPoints: 8.

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