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Maple Pretzel Chicken Recipe

Maple Pretzel Chicken Recipe

This unexpected combo delivers delicious results. The finer the pretzel crumb, the better. Larger pieces won't coat as well. —Tara Szlag, Columbus, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed pretzels
  • 1/4 cup canola oil

Directions

  • 1. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/2-in. thickness. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and syrup. Place pretzels in a separate shallow bowl. Dip chicken in egg mixture and coat with pretzels.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 472 calories, 19 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 118 mg cholesterol, 492 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.