It’s great to change it up every now and then and these chicken tenders are the perfect way to do that. Instead of serving up a generic, fried chicken tender to your kids, make these–an oven fried variety with the addition of coconut! The dipping sauce is the perfect added kick to these sweet crusted chicken tenders.
If you want to do these ahead of time, already baked coconut chicken tenders freeze really well (for up to 2 months). Make a big batch and then store them in an airtight and freezer-safe container. When you are ready to use them, bake the frozen chicken tenders in a 350°F oven for 15-20 minutes or until warmed through.
I used LiberTerre chicken breasts for this recipe. I love knowing where my chicken comes from and I also love the fact that all LiberTerre chicken has no added hormones or antibiotics. I filleted the breast and then cut them into strips lengthwise. This was really easy to do using a plastic cutting board and a filleting knife.
My son loved these chicken tenders–He even likes the spicy dipping sauce! I tried to keep him away so I can at least get one shot of them but he was just too excited to try them!
I like to enjoy these chicken tenders with simple sides like avocado or mixed fruit salad, or even the classic pairing of potato wedges!
Growing up in my Italian family, sandwiches were our go-to lunch on the weekends. They are quick and hearty and the options