Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Pretzel Crusted Chicken Tenders with Spicy Cheddar Sauce
I've been making this pretzel chicken recipe for years but I normally serve it with a honey mustard sauce. I decided to mix it up this time around and serve it with a spicy cheddar sauce. Man, I am so glad that I did! It was a hit and a new family favorite!
Pretzel Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders with Spicy Cheddar Sauce
Cal 199, Fat 2.2g, Carbs 15.2g, Fiber 0g, Protein 32.5g
16 oz. boneless skinless chicken tenderloins
2 cups crushed pretzels
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp paprika
3/4 cup reduced fat shredded sharp cheddar
3/4 cup lowfat milk
1 tbsp. butter
1 tbsp. flour
1 tsp. horseradish sauce
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside.
In a large bowl, mix pretzels, paprika, onion powder, and garlic powder.
Dip each chicken tender into the pretzel mixture making sure both sides get well-coated. Place on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining chicken.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until pretzel coating is browned and chicken is thoroughly cooked. Slice and drizzle with the spicy cheddar sauce. Enjoy!
For the Sauce:
In a saucepan, melt the butter. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in the milk and horseradish sauce, and cook until slightly thickened. Stir in the cheese.