Ham Stuffed Pretzel-Crusted Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.


4 servings

Updated: May. 26, 2022
Buttery pretzels, mustard and deli ham "fancy up" this scrumptious chicken recipe. The combination's a hit with my fussy family! —Marie McCarthy, Cobleskill, New York
Ham Stuffed Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup honey mustard
  • 8 thin slices deli ham
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup crushed pretzels


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cut a horizontal slit in one side of each chicken breast half to within 1/2 in. of the opposite side. Spread honey mustard inside each pocket; stuff with two ham slices.
  2. Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Brush with butter; sprinkle with pretzels. Bake, uncovered, until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, 40-45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 stuffed chicken breast half: 330 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 118mg cholesterol, 787mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 41g protein.