Friday, October 12, 2007

It's Luau time....take 2....

So blogspot ate my post with luau recipes....ugh....well here they are. Went to a luau back in August at my friend Lindsay's house. So here are the two creations I brought:

Aloha Sweet Potatoes

4 to 5 medium sweet potatoes
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup shredded coconut

Boil sweet potatoes in their jackets until tender. After cooked peel and cut into 1 1/2 inch thick slices.

In large skillet, melt butter. Stir in brown sugar and water and cook on medium heat about 5 minutes.

Reduce heat and add sweet potatoes to skillet. Toss lightly until sweet potatoes are glazed. Sprinkle with coconut before serving.

Coconut Crusted Chicken Fingers

1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1 inch strips
1 lightly beaten egg
1/3 cup melted butter

Mix first 5 ingredients in medium bowl. Dip chicken strips in egg, then coat with coconut mixture. Place in shallow baking dish and drizzle with melted butter.

Bake at 400F for 30 minutes o until chicken is browned and cooked throuh, turning at least once during the cooking process.

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