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30 minutes
4 servings
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dairy-free
gluten-free
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
chicken breast
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
egg white (large)
chicken breast
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
egg white (large)
chicken breast
pescatarian
paleo
(?)
Not paleo due to:
cornstarch
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Nutrition to Balance
This recipe has Calories as 84.5% and Fat (total lipid) as 115% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
You'll likely need to take these into account today to balance out your diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 0.0% of RDA
• Calories: 84.5% of RDA
• Carbs: 9.4% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 115% of RDA
• Fiber: 20.3% of RDA
• Fructose: 0.0% of RDA
• Protein: 27.5% of RDA
• Sodium: 40.2% of RDA
• Sugar: 9.2% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 8.1% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 46.7% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 0.5% of RDA
• Iron: 5.6% of RDA
• Magnesium: 10.4% of RDA
• Manganese: 1.4% of RDA
• Niacin: 60.8% of RDA
• Potassium: 12.3% of RDA
• Zinc: 5.4% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 75% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 600% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Balance” rating.
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MACROS
Carbohydrate
25.9
g
Calories
1689
 
Fiber
5.68
g
Iron
1.07
mg
Protein
31.0
g
Sodium
543
mg
Sugars
2.89
g
Fat (total lipid)
70.6
g
 
INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
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Ingredient
 
1/2
cups
+
-
 
 
3/4
tsp
+
-
 
 
1
tsp
+
-
 
 
1/2
tsp
+
-
 
 
3
whole
+
-
 
 
2
cups
+
-
 
 
1
lb
+
-
 
cut into either strips or large cubes.
 
3/4
cups
+
-
 
any high heat oil will work.
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Mix cornstarch, salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper in shallow bowl; set aside.
2.
Beat egg whites in medium size mixing bowl until frothy.
3.
Place coconut in a shallow bowl.
4.
Dredge chicken in cornstarch mixture; shake off excess.
5.
Dip chicken in egg whites, then press chicken into coconut.
6.
Turn over and press into coconut again to coat both sides.
7.
Heat oil in heavy skillet (oil should be about 2 inches deep - add more oil if needed)
8.
Add chicken to the hot oil in batches.
9.
Deep fry until cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and serve with dipping sauce of choice.
   
 
COMPLETE NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 1689
Protein 31.0 g
Carbohydrates 25.9 g
Iron 1.07 mg
Fiber 5.68 g
Calcium 0 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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