Pretzel crusted chicken tenders served with a spicy honey mustard dipping sauce. Pretzels used in place of breadcrumbs on the chicken tenders are a unique spin on the regular chicken tender. These pretzel crusted chicken tenders are a family favorite.
I don’t really have a ton to say about these Pretzel Crusted Chicken Tenders. They’re excellent. How can you really elaborate on that? Chicken tenders breaded and pan-fried have always been a favorite in our house but these are the mac-daddy of chicken tenders. And the spicy honey mustard dipping sauce? It’ll blow your regular honey mustard out of the water. If pretzels and mustard are a winning combo then the pretzel crusted chicken and spicy honey mustard are a champion team.
Not only is this chicken delicious, it’s so easy to make. If you’re worried about the pretzel crumbs, don’t be. If you have a food processor, use it! Just pulse your pretzels in the food processor until you have crumbs. It couldn’t be any easier! If you don’t have a food processor, (lightly) smash them in a bag on the counter with a rolling-pin. Making dinner and a therapy session all in one, multi-tasking at its finest!
Another thing that makes these pretzel crusted chicken tenders so stellar is the dipping sauce. You’ve all probably had honey mustard dipping sauce, who hasn’t? Dijon mustard and honey. Easy and delicious. But this isn’t just any honey mustard dipping sauce I’m talking about. This is honey mustard made with SPICY BROWN mustard. You guys. This is THE stuff regular honey mustard wants to be when it grows up. Sweet and spicy. It’s pretty insane and by insane I mean insanely awesome. There’s a chance you may never go back to your regular old honey mustard dipping sauce.
I guess I had more to say about this chicken than I thought but I guess when you eat something delicious, its easy to talk about. Try it and you’ll see what I mean! Enjoy!
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