Baked Coconut Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Author Melissa


  • 2/3 C olive oil in a glass measuring cup
  • Pinch of salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 TBSP Caribbean Citrus Seasoning blend salt free
  • 1 container of Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 1 C unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces


  • Preheat the oven to 475 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix all ingredients together except the chicken, panko bread crumbs, and coconut. Stir to blend.
  • Divide the oil mixture into two cups.
  • Put cut up chicken in a medium size bowl.
  • Pour the one container of the oil mixture over the chicken. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Combine the bread crumbs and coconut together. Toss to blend.
  • Remove chicken from the refrigerator and toss with 1/2 of the bread crumbs and coconut.
  • Return to refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from refrigerator and drizzle for the second time the oil mixture and then toss with the bread crumbs for the second time.
  • Bake at 475 degrees for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.
  • Serve with a variety of dipping sauces.