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Fast and Fabulous Holiday Entertaining

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Crunchy Coconut Shrimp
Tuscan Roast Pork Tenderloin
Crunchy Onion Chicken

(Family Features) - This holiday season, impress your guests with fast and fabulous holiday food. From appetizers like Crunchy Coconut Shrimp to main dishes like Tuscan Roast Pork Tenderloin and Crunchy Onion Chicken, these simple-to-prepare recipes can all be prepped in under 10 minutes and cooked in 30 minutes or less-so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with family and friends.

For more great recipes and cooking tips from the test kitchen at French's, please visit www.frenchsfoods.com.

Crunchy Coconut Shrimp

Ingredients
  • 1 1/3 cups French's French Fried Onions
  • 1/3 cup flaked, sweetened coconut
  • 1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 egg whites, beaten

Preparation
    1. Heat oven to 400º F. Place onions and coconut into plastic bag. Lightly crush with hands or with rolling pin; shake to combine.
    2. Dip shrimp into egg whites; then coat with onion mixture, pressing firmly to adhere.
    3. Place shrimp on baking pan. Bake 10 minutes until shrimp are fully cooked and crispy.

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cook Time
10 minutes

Serves
Makes 4 servings

Notes, Tips & Suggestions
Variation: Add 1 teaspoon curry powder to crushed onions.

Tuscan Roast Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients
  • 3 cups French's French Fried Onions
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves, chopped fine
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4pounds pork tenderloins
  • 1/4 cup French's Spicy Brown Mustard

Preparation
    1. Crush onions to consistency of coarse bread crumbs and combine with rosemary, garlic powder and pepper. Brush pork tenderloins with mustard and coat evenly with onion mixture. Bake at 400 º F to internal temperature of 155º F. Slice to serve.

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cook Time
30 minutes

Serves
Makes 12 - 4 ounce servings

Crunchy Onion Chicken

Ingredients
  • 2 cups (4 ounces) French's Original or Cheddar French Fried Onions
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 5-ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 egg, beaten

Preparation
    1. Place french fried onions and flour into plastic bag. Lightly crush with hands or with rolling pin. Transfer to pie plate or waxed paper.
    2. Dip chicken into egg; then coat with onion crumbs, pressing firmly to adhere. Place chicken on baking sheet.
    3. Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes or until no longer pink in center.

Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cook Time
20 minutes

Serves
Makes 4 servings

SOURCE: French's


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