Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Pretzel-Crusted Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Pretzel-Crusted Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by summer_lover

Makes 10 servings



This dish from Ilene Rosen at the City Bakery in New York City, matches chicken with the classic NYC street-vendor combo: pretzels and mustard.

Recipe Ingredients for Pretzel-Crusted Chicken

1/2 pound pretzels, crushed
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup mustard
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
1/4 cup water
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 pounds skinless chicken breasts, boneless, large

Recipe Directions for Pretzel-Crusted Chicken

  1. Pre heat oven to 400 degrees. In a food processor pluse pretzles until coarsley ground; you should have coarse chunks and fine crumbs. Transfer to a large shallow bowl.

  2. Wipe out processor and add oil, mustard, water, and vinegar, and blend. Season the dressing with salt and pepper. Pour half the dressing into a large bowl. Ad chicken breasts, and turn to coat. Dredge chicken in pretzels crumbs; transfer to a rack set over a rimmed baking sheet.

  3. Bake chicken breasts in upper third of the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until cooked through. Slice chicken and serve warm, or at room temperature with remaining mustard dressing.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 145.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
394
Calories from Fat
184
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.5g
32%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
421mg
18%
Potassium
313mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
20.9g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
30.7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
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