Ham Stuffed Pretzel-Crusted Chicken
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 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
- 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.
- Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Brush with butter; sprinkle with pretzels. Bake, uncovered, 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°.
Nutrition Facts1 stuffed chicken breast half: 330 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 118mg cholesterol, 787mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 41g protein.
Dec 28, 2017
Very good chicken. I thought the honey mustard was a bit overpowering. I may try honey mustard dressing next time. If not, I will cut back on the amount.
Oct 29, 2014
This was quick, tasty, & moist. I might add a slice of cheese next time. Provolone or Swiss?
Oct 10, 2011
Everyone from our kids to the adults liked this crunchy twist!
Sep 14, 2011
Very easy, had all the ingediants except for the chicken breast right in the house. Like others suggestions, i also put the mustard on the outside before applying the pretzels! Enjoyed by myself& family, will definatly make this again!
Mar 30, 2011
Excellent and so easy! My kids loved it too which was a great plus!
Oct 28, 2010
My kids even ate this! I substituted prosciutto for the deli ham, yum!
Aug 4, 2010
This was a great recipe. I made this for my husband and I and only had chicken tenderloins on hand. so instead of stuffing the chicken I just cooked the chicken in cubes in a skillet then added the honey mustard, ham, and crushed pretzels and served it over a plate of spinach. It was fast and incredibly delicious.
Jul 2, 2010
I also added some swiss cheese, very good! It was the first thing my son wanted me to make after he healed from wisdom teeth removal! Be careful not to over cook as I did one time, it needs to be tender and juicy or it doesn't taste right.
May 30, 2010
I did as another reviewer mention: I coated the chicken with the honey mustard (I used raspberry honey mustard) to make the pretzels stick and I added a slice of swiss cheese between the ham slices. Yum!
Feb 18, 2010
Very easy prep, and delicious!