Coconut Marinated Chicken Tenders

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 20 minutes
  • 3 servings

Want to learn the secret to perfect, crispy and delicious chicken thighs? Try marinating the meat in coconut milk, to tenderize it and also add some extra flavor. Then, you have to coat it with flour, egg white, breadcrumbs and begin frying it! If you want to keep things low on cholesterol, use only egg whites!

Ingredients Needed for Coconut Marinated Chicken Tenders

3 chicken thighs
½ cup flour
1 teaspoon chili flakes
salt
pepper
1 cup coconut milk
2 eggs
½ cup breadcrumbs
vegetable oil for frying

How to Cook Coconut Marinated Chicken Tenders

  1. Slice the chicken thighs into long, thin strips.
  2. Mix the flour with chili flakes, salt, pepper and place it into a large bowl or plate. Add the coconut milk in a large bowl with the chicken and let the meat marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Crack the eggs and separate the yolks from the whites. Keep only the egg whites for further use. Use a third bowl for the breadcrumbs.
  4. Coat the chicken with flour, egg whites, and breadcrumbs.
  5. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over high heat. Deep-fry the chicken for about 6-8 minutes.
  6. Serve the chicken tenders with your favorite dip!

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