Pretzel Chicken Tenders


  • 3 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup honey mustard, plus more for dipping
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups salted pretzels, ground
  • Olive oil for drizzle
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F, and prepare a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together eggs and honey mustard.
  3. Place flour with a sprinkle of salt and pepper into another separate shallow dish.
  4. Place the ground pretzels in a third shallow dish.
  5. Dredge the chicken in the flour mixture, followed by the egg and mustard mixture and finally the ground pretzels.
  6. Place the tenders on the prepared baking sheet and drizzle with canola oil and a pinch of salt.
  7. Bake the tenders for about 20-25 minutes until cooked through. Finish under the broiler for 2-3 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Serve with honey mustard dipping sauce