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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
3 mins
total:
23 mins
Yield:
4 entreé servings or 8 appetizer servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Mix corn starch, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper in

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  • shallow bowl; set aside.

  • Beat egg whites in medium size mixing bowl until frothy.

  • Place coconut in a shallow bowl.

  • Dredge chicken tenders in cornstarch mixture; shake off

  • excess. Dip chicken in egg whites, then press chicken into

  • coconut. Turn over and press into coconut again to coat both

  • sides.

  • Heat oil in heavy skillet (oil should be about 2 inches deep -

  • add more oil if needed) or deep fat fryer to 350º F.

  • Add chicken to the hot oil in batches. Deep fry until cooked

  • through, about 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer chicken to paper towel

  • lined plate to drain. Serve hot with Spicy Apricot Dipping

  • Sauce.

  • To make Spicy Apricot Dipping Sauce: Combine dipping sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Stir to mix thoroughly.

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