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Favorite Recipes: Coconut-Breaded Baked Chicken

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Name: Linda R. (fibrogal) - ,
Total Recipes: 3



Coconut-Breaded Baked Chicken

Dish: Entrees
Dish Type: Poultry
Cooking Method: Baked
Diet: Healthy
Difficulty: 2 / 10
Servings: whatever you make
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 60 to 90 minutes

  • 1 - egg
  • 1 tsp - fresh chopped rosemary (optional)
  • 1 - chicken, cut up; or you may use boned chicken pieces or slice up boned chicken breasts
  • 1 cup - coconut flour--if you can't find coconut flour, put unsweetened shredded coconut in th blender or food processor and process until the consistency of flour
  • 1 tsp - salt

Preheat oven to 375 deg F.  Add salt and rosemary to coconut flour in shallow dish or plastic bag and mix.  In a separate shallow dish, break egg and add about 1 tsp water.  Whip egg lightly with fork.  Chicken may be skin-on, skin-off, bone-in or boneless, big pieces or small.  For each piece of chicken, dredge in egg and then coconut flour to cover.  Place on cookie sheet or in shallow baking pan and bake in oven for 60-90 minutes, depending on the size of the chicken pieces, until done. 


This recipe is gluten-free and milk-free.


The combination of chicken and coconut is exotic and very tasty.  This is reminiscent of south pacific island cooking.  The rosemary adds an extra kick.

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