Crispy Peanut Butter Coconut Chicken
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Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total time: 1 hour
Yield: 4-6 servings
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup all purpose flour
2 large eggs, beaten
1/2 cup whole wheat panko crumbs
1/2 cup sweetened coconut flakes
3/4 cup Smooth Operator peanut butter, melted
1/4 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Cooking spray to grease
1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Amply grease large baking pan with cooking spray.
2. On cutting board generously salt and pepper chicken breasts on either side. Next, create an assembly line of three dishes: one with flour, one with the eggs, and one with the panko crumbs and coconut flakes mixed together. One breast at a time, dip chicken in flour and coat, shaking off excess. Next, dredge in the egg, then cover with panko and coconut mixture before transferring to greased pan. Repeat until all chicken are coated.
3. Bake chicken for 30 minutes until beginning to crisp. While chicken cooks, in mixing bowl whisk together peanut butter, chicken broth, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce, whisking until smooth.
4. Remove chicken from oven. Using tongs, dredge each piece in peanut butter mixture until thoroughly coated, then return to baking pan. Once all pieces have been coated, return to oven and bake for 10 minutes more. Allow to cool slightly, then serve.
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