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pretzel crusted chicken strips

Recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

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.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pretzel crusted chicken strips

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

How To Make pretzel crusted chicken strips

  • 1
    In 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.