Coconut Chicken Tenders

My husband loves coconut, so these are a nice treat for him! I like to add some flour to the Bisquick mix, and you can serve with whatever dipping sauce you love: honey mustard, ranch dressing, sweet Thai chili, the list goes on!

Coconut Chicken Tenders

Light and crispy coconut chicken fingers
Prep Time25 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6 people


  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken tenderloins
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 cups Bisquick
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in large skillet
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper
  • In bowl whisk eggs, soy sauce, Sriracha, garlic powder, ginger and 2 tbsp. water
  • Mix together Bisquick, coconut and flour (I like to add flour for extra crispiness because I like things fried, you do not have to add flour)
  • Dredge each tenderloin in egg mixture, then toss in the Bisquick mixture till fully coated
  • Cook chicken till lightly crispy and tender, about 4 minutes on each side
  • Garnish with cilantro, extra coconut, and sesame seeds, if desired


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