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Pretzel Crusted Chicken Nuggets

These pretzel-crusted chicken nuggets are a fun and tasty twist on a classic snack! The pretzel coating adds a salty crunch to the juicy chicken.

May 04, 2023
96% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Pretzel Crusted Chicken Nuggets

Under 30 minutes


for 15 nuggets

  • 2 cups pretzels (225 g), salted
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese (55 g)
  • ½ cup flour (60 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper, optional
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 lb chicken breast (455 g), boneless

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 144
  • Fat 4g
  • Carbs 12g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Protein 13g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Cut chicken breasts into 2 inch (5 cm) pieces.
  2. Mix pretzels and cheese in food processor.
  3. Add pepper to flour and mix in a separate bowl. Whisk eggs in another bowl, and pour cheese/pretzel mix in a third.
  4. Bread chicken by first covering in flour, then dipping in egg, and finally coating in pretzel/ cheese mix.
  5. Fry in vegetable oil. Flip several times until fully cooked.
  6. Serve with ketchup or your favorite dipping sauce!
  7. Enjoy!
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Pretzel Crusted Chicken Nuggets