Healthy Crispy Coconut CHICKEN Strips Recipe

Crispy Coconut Chicken Strips Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

If you’re a fan of coconut shrimp and have yet to try coconut chicken then you’re seriously missing out!  You only need a few ingredients to make these, they’re packed with protein, and they only take around 20 minutes to make!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1 Jumbo Egg
  • 1 Tablespoon (14g) Coconut Oil
  • 8 Tablespoons (60g) Coconut Flour
  • 8 Tablespoons (60g) Coconut Flakes
  • 2 Pounds (32 Ounces) Chicken Breast

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 1705
  • Fat: 73g
  • Saturated Fat: 46g
  • Sodium: 1504mg
  • Carbs: 64g
  • Fiber: 28g
  • Sugar: 28g
  • Protein: 198g

Calories in each plate (around 1 1 /2 strips):

  • Calories: 170
  • Fat: 7.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.6g
  • Sodium: 150.4mg
  • Carbs: 6.4g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Sugar: 2.8g
  • Protein: 19.8g

How to make:

  1. Take out 3 bowls.
  2. Add your Egg and melted Coconut Oil into one bowl and mix those together.
  3. Add your Coconut Flour into the next bowl.
  4. Add your Coconut Flakes into the last bowl.
  5. Take out your Chicken Breast, trim the fat off of them, and cut them into strips (however big you want them).
  6. Dunk your strips first into the Coconut Flour, then egg mix, and last the Coconut Flakes.
  7. Place your strips onto your baking sheet and bake them on 400F/204C for 15:00-20:00.


  • Reheat them using the toaster oven to keep the crispiness alive!
  • These will last around 5-7 days in the fridge!

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About the author

The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.


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