Pretzel Crusted Chicken Strips

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


These pretzel crusted chicken strips will soon become your new weeknight favorite.

They are beyond easy. All you need is crushed pretzels for the coating and a quick pan fry.

They also make for great leftovers too.

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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


1½ lbs chicken breast, sliced
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
2 cups pretzels sticks (or mini pretzels)
cooking oil


1In a food processor, pulse pretzels until finely ground. Transfer to a deep bowl.
Slice a chicken breast into thin strips.
Heat a large frying pan with oil about ½-inch up the sides.
Dredge the chicken strips in flour, milk and then pretzel crumbs. Fry until golden and crispy on one side, then gently turn over and finish cooking the other side. Cooking time will depend on how thick you slice your chicken.
Transfer to a plate prepared with a few sheets of paper towels to absorb the excess oil.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American