Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken Bites

Bite-sized chicken pieces are coated with honey mustard pretzel pieces and baked until crunchy. Completely addicting!
photo of a bowl of Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken Bites
Do you like honey mustard sauce? I tried it for the first time in college and didn’t understand all the fuss. Then at some point, it grew on me, and now I love anything honey mustard–especially honey mustard pretzels.
photo of a chicken bite being dipped in honey mustard sauce
These crunchy honey mustard pretzel chicken bites are so easy and delicious. Crush the pretzels, coat the chicken pieces, bake, and you’re done.

The hardest part was saving enough pretzel pieces to make the chicken. They are great for a party, a TV viewing snack, and more.photo collage of a bag of pretzels and a close-up photo of the pretzelsclose-up photo of Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken Bites

Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken Bites

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4

Baked chicken pieces are coated with crunchy honey mustard pretzel pieces. They make a very addicting snack or meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken breast cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 extra large egg whisked
  • 2 cups honey mustard pretzel pieces crushed (either by hand or with food processor)
  • honey mustard sauce for dipping

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Set whisked egg aside in a small bowl. Set crushed pretzels in a separate bowl. Working one by one, dip chicken first in egg and then roll in pretzel pieces until fully coated. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat until all chicken is finished.

  2. Bake chicken for about 15-20 minutes until chicken is fully cooked and pretzel coating is a dark golden brown. Serve with honey mustard sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken Bites
Amount Per Serving (0.25 of recipe)
Calories 366 Calories from Fat 133
% Daily Value*
Fat 14.8g23%
Saturated Fat 5.6g35%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.2g
Cholesterol 129.2mg43%
Sodium 432.4mg19%
Carbohydrates 28.9g10%
Sugar 4.6g5%
Protein 30.1g60%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.7mg4%
Net Carbs 29g58%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have. All images and content are © Kirbie's Cravings.

14 comments on “Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken Bites”

  1. The perfect back to school treat for my boys (and me!), love these!

  2. This looks good, but does the pretzel coating get stay crunchy or get soggy?  

    • crunchy! which is why I describe it as crunchy in the description. 😉 since the pretzel pieces are baked, they maintain their crunchiness.

  3. These look delicious and fun! I just may have to try an allergy friendly version of these!

  4. i am definitely craving one of these chicken bites right now! they look amazing and so crispy delicious…

  5. Do you measure the pretzels before or after they are crushed?

  6. What is honey mustard sauce? Is it honey mustard that you buy? So many recipes call for sauces then don’t include the recipes for the sauce.

    • I didn’t include a recipe for the sauce because the sauce can be any sauce you wish. You don’t even need to use honey mustard dipping sauce if you don’t want to. I usually use store bought or if I don’t have any in my pantry, I just mix some dijon mustard with honey to create my own.

  7. Do you have a special recipe for the honey mustard sauce that accompanies this recipe?

    • I don’t. You can use your favorite store bought one or when I don’t have any on hand, I just whisk together some honey with dijon mustard.

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