Coconut-crusted chicken fingers with lime sour cream dipping sauce



15 min


4 Servings (with leftovers)

* PLUS Baking time: 20 minutes
Coconut-crusted chicken fingers with lime sour cream dipping sauce

Jodi Pudge

Try this recipe for delicious coconut-crusted chicken fingers with lime sour cream dipping sauce.


  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts , (about 425 g)
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut

Dipping sauce

  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp honey


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut chicken into 1/2-in. strips. Place in a bowl and drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat.
  • In a resealable bag, place garlic powder and coconut; shake to mix well.
  • In batches, place the chicken strips in the bag, close and shake to coat.
  • Remove chicken from the bag and place on the baking tray. Repeat with remaining chicken strips.
  • Bake, turning halfway through, until chicken is golden brown and cooked through, 15 to 20 min.
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the sour cream, lime zest and juice, and honey. Set aside 1/4 cup sauce and enough chicken fingers to make Coconut-Crusted Chicken Chopped Salad another day. Serve chicken fingers with sauce.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 236,
  • Protein
  • 23 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7 g,
  • Fat
  • 13 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 119 mg.

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