Coconut Chicken Strips with Pina Colada dipping sauce

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Coconut coated chicken strips served with a delicious dipping sauce

"Takes a while to prepare - lots of steps. Didn't have time to marinate for 4 hours/overnight only did that for about half hour, while I prepped the next steps. Tasted delicious anyway. Will make again. Paired it with basmati rice and peas. "

- Kerrymack

Ingredients

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3/4 cup pineapple juice; divided
1 cup cream of coconut; divided
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup rice-wine vinegar
2 lbs boneless chicken breasts; cut into strips
1 cup flour
salt and pepper; to taste
6 Eggs; beaten
1 2-lb bag shredded coconut
3/4 cup peanut oil; (up to 1 cup)
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

Original recipe makes 4

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Preparation

1. In a large bowl mix 1/4 C of pineapple juice, 1/4 C of cream of coconut, soy sauce, brown sugar and wine vinegar.

2. Add chicken strips and allow to marinate, covered in refrigerator a minimum of 4 hours or overnight.

3. In a pie plate, combine flour, salt and pepper.

4. In a bowl beat eggs and mix with 1/4 C cream of coconut.

5. In another bowl pour shredded coconut.

6. Coat chicken strips first in flour, next in egg mixture and finally in shredded coconut.

7. In a deep skillet, heat peanut oil (enough to just cover the bottom of skillet) over medium heat.

8. Once oil is hot, cook chicken for 5 minutes on each side, taking care not to over cook coconut.

9. Remove chicken and drain any leftover oil.

10. Place 1/2 C pineapple juice and 1/2 C cream of coconut and heavy whipping cream in pan.

11. Cook until thick, scraping drippings from bottom of the skillet.

12. Pour sauce over chicken strips.

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Seriously delicious! This was a huge hit in our household! Didn't have cream of coconut so I used condensed milk with coconut extract, and it was perfect!
KarlieMalcolm 1 year ago
This was delicious! Accidentally burned the coconut on one side, but that didn't hurt it any. My husband's words: 'That's a doer againer.'
KathrynA80 3 years ago
Takes a while to prepare - lots of steps. Didn't have time to marinate for 4 hours/overnight only did that for about half hour, while I prepped the next steps. Tasted delicious anyway. Will make again. Paired it with basmati rice and peas.
Kerrymack 4 years ago
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SueinNY 5 years ago
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