Christine Fischer

Crispy Peanut Butter Coconut Chicken

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Boring weeknight dinners? Consider them history! These peanut butter coconut chicken breasts pack a flavor explosion the whole family will love, and there’s no shortage of reasons why. With sweet shredded coconut, crispy panko, and a delicious peanut butter sauce, this fit and fast entree is on the table in just an hour, packing a flavorful punch everyone will be cheering for.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total time: 1 hour
Yield: 4-6 servings

Crispy Peanut Butter Coconut Chicken

Ingredients

Crispy Peanut Butter Coconut Chicken Ingredients - Peanut Butter & Co. Smooth Operator peanut butter

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

Directions

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.

Crispy Peanut Butter Coconut Chicken - 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.

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.

Crispy Peanut Butter Coconut Chicken - Bake chicken for 30 minutes until beginning to crisp

Crispy Peanut Butter Coconut Chicken - dredge each piece in peanut butter mixture until thoroughly coated

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19 Responses to Crispy Peanut Butter Coconut Chicken

  1. Stefanie russotto says:

    The peanut butter coconut chicken over brown rice is amazing!!!! I have made this several times for my friends and I and we are obsessed! I omit the worschire sauce, but everything else is delicious I cannot get enough! I am obsessed with your peanut butters! The white choclolate and crunchy is my favorite! I even love the cinnamon rasin and chcolate I can’t even pick they are all so delicious!!!!!

  2. Kelli says:

    My favorite is chicken summer rolls with peanut sauce.

  3. Jordan G says:

    It’s hard to beat a good Chicken Teriyaki dish! Although, I’ve never had a food that didn’t taste BETTER when you add peanut butter to the mix! Maybe I will have to try this!

  4. Amy C. says:

    I like chicken with fresh mango salsa on it.

  5. Danielle Murgia says:

    i make chicken kabobs with a spicy peanut sauce and serve it with onion cakes.

  6. Susan P. says:

    I like a good sweet and sour chicken over brown rice. My brother makes the best version!

  7. Mary W says:

    My favorite sweet and savory chicken dish is General Tso’ s Chicken which is a sweet, slightly spicy, deep-fried chicken dish.

  8. Mau says:

    BBQ chicken with a Kansas City bbq sauce

  9. Dandi D says:

    I just like a good sweet and sour chicken on rice.

  10. Shannon says:

    This looks super delicious. Always looking for new ways to cook chicken. Can’t wait to try it out!

  11. CNfanofPB says:

    A chicken salad with peanuts and a chutney.

  12. Amy says:

    I enjoy General Tso’s Chicken. this recipe looks very good – can’t wait to try it.

  13. Kristine says:

    I enjoy vegan chicken or breaded avocado with sweet chili sauce.

  14. Jessica says:

    I’m a HUGE fan of Asian honey garlic chicken!

  15. Jessica says:

    Thai chicken burger with peanut butter sauce. Oh yeah!!

  16. becky says:

    Stir fry chicken, veggies, and sesame peanut butter noodles

  17. Jeannine says:

    I love thai food which often has peanut butter in the dishes.

  18. Judith says:

    I love teriyaki chicken!

  19. Easy and Simple Coconut Beignets with Mango Coulis says:

    The crispy-peanut-butter-coconut-chicken seems to be very simple to make and is really tasty….

    last day I worked on coconut beignets with mango coulis..It was really tsty.

    Guys just try it

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Crispy Peanut Butter Coconut Chicken