Pretzel Crusted Chicken Bites Recipe

Pretzel Crusted Chicken Bites Recipe

How To Make Pretzel Crusted Chicken Bites

Level up your usual chicken dishes with these pretzel crusted chicken bites! Enjoy bites of tender and crispy chicken pieces all in one plate.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 16 minutes
Total: 46 minutes



  • lbschicken breasts,or tenders, skinless boneless
  • ½cupwhole wheat flour,or all purpose flour, spoon and leveled
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½tspground black pepper
  • 2large eggs
  • cupspretzels,finely crushed, or more, as needed
  • olive oil spray,or coconut oil spray


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or coat heavily with nonstick spray.

  2. Cut the chicken 1 to 1½-inch pieces.

  3. Combine the flour, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish. Beat eggs in another shallow dish. Pour the pretzels into a third shallow dish.

  4. Coat each chicken piece in flour, shaking off any excess. Then, dip in the egg and let any excess drip off. Then, generously roll in the pretzels, shaking off any excess.

  5. Place the chicken bites on the prepared baking sheet. Lightly spray each with nonstick spray to seal the breading.

  6. Bake for 8 minutes. Turn each piece over and continue baking for about 6 to 8 minutes more until the outside is crisp and the centers are cooked through.

  7. Serve chicken bites with toothpicks, honey mustard, or cheese sauce, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.


  • Calories: 742.38kcal
  • Fat: 25.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.32g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 78.69g
  • Fiber: 4.53g
  • Sugar: 2.01g
  • Protein: 49.05g
  • Cholesterol: 201.86mg
  • Sodium: 1184.71mg
  • Calcium: 61.81mg
  • Potassium: 654.35mg
  • Iron: 6.15mg
  • Vitamin A: 80.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.76mg
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