Thursday, January 21, 2010

Pretzel Chicken

I needed an easy way to use up the leftover pretzels I had from making the pretzel chocolate chip cookies last Sunday. I asked my fellow nesties for some ideas and they delivered. This was a quick and easy dinner that required only four ingredients. This chicken came out very juicy and the pretzels created a nice salty crust on top.

Pretzel Chicken
Inspired by Oishii

4 thinly sliced chicken breasts
3 tablespoons dijon mustard
2 cups pretzels
2 - 3 tablespoons canola oil

Place pretzels in a zip lock bag and close tightly.
Pound pretzels with a mallet until coarsely crushed.
Pour pretzels onto a plate.
Brush chicken with dijon mustard.
Dip chicken in pretzels.
Heat canola oil over medium heat in a skillet.
Cook chicken about  6 - 8 minutes on each side.
Serve with dijon mustard.

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