Pretzel Crusted Chicken Nuggets

The kids will ask for these healthy chicken nuggets every day!


Pretzel Crusted Chicken Nuggets


  • 3 cups Pretzels
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 Food Club boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups Food Club Honey Mustard Dressing, divided
  • Nonstick cooking spray


  • Preheat air fryer to 350°F.
  • Crush pretzels into coarse crumbs in a food processor or blender. Transfer to a shallow dish or plate and set aside.
  • In a separate dish whisk together flour, chopped thyme and garlic powder.
  • Add 1 1/2 cups dressing to a third dish. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Lightly coat chicken in flour, dusting off any excess.
  • Dip flour coated chicken in dressing, letting excess drain off. Dredge dressing coated chicken in pretzel crumbs, pressing to adhere.
  • Working in batches place chicken in a single layer in preheated air fryer.
  • Spray with nonstick cooking spray and bake for 8- 10 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Continue until all chicken is cooked.
  • Serve chicken with remaining honey mustard dressing for dipping.

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