Aoife Hearne’s Hawaiian-Style Chicken Fingers and Sweet Potato Wedges

Mykidstime Aoife Hearne's Hawaiian-Style Chicken Fingers

Registered dietitian and mum of three Aoife Hearne shares her recipe for Hawaiian-Style Chicken Fingers and sweet potato wedges – a great family-friendly meal that the kids will really enjoy! 

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Hawaiian-Style Chicken Fingers and Sweet Potato Wedges



For the chicken fingers:

  • 350g chicken breast, cut into 3” strips
  • 10g sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup Flahavan’s Super Oats (60g)
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3 tsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 large egg

For the dipping sauce:

  • 30ml Thai sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • Juice of 1/2 lime

For the sweet potato wedges:

  • 200g sweet potato
  • 2 tsp rapeseed oil

For the salad:

  • 100g lettuce
  • Sliced tomato

Mykidstime Aoife Hearne's Hawaiian-Style Chicken Fingers


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C.
  2. Mix the sweet chilli sauce, mayonnaise and lime juice.
  3. Spread the coconut on a baking tray and place in the oven, stir occasionally until golden brown.
  4. Transfer coconut to a dish, allow to cool slightly.
  5. Now add Flahavan’s Super Oats, paprika and 2 tsp oil.
  6. Beat the egg in a separate bowl.
  7. Place 1 tsp oil on a baking sheet.
  8. Dip chicken pieces into egg, coat with coconut mixture and place on baking tray.
  9. Cook for 15-20 minutes until golden brown or cooked though.
  10. Peel, chop and boil sweet potato for 10-12 mins.
  11. Place on baking dish with 1 tsp oil on dish and 1 tsp of oil sprinkled over chunks, then cook for 20-30 mins.
  12. Serve the Hawaiian-style chicken fingers with sweet potato wedges and salad.

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Credit: Hawaiian-Style Chicken Fingers and Sweet Potato Wedge recipe and image extracted from Aoife Hearne’s cookbook The Plan: Eat Well, Lose Weight, Transform Your Life, published by Gill Books.

Mykidstime Aoife Hearne's Hawaiian-Style Chicken Fingers

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