Pretzel Fried Chicken

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Shirl J 831

This is a recipe of my sisters, it is one of her tried and true family standbys.

Top Review by Cher Oliver

This was really yummy. The only thing I did different was added a little mustard to the egg mixture, and it turned out great. It reminded me of Chick-Fil-A.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 -3 lbs broiler-fryer chickens, cut up into portion sizes
  • 2 eggs, beaten until lemon yellow
  • 12 cup milk
  • 3 cups fine crushed pretzel crumbs, made from cocktail type pretzels (I use fat free ones)
  • vegetable oil


  1. Dry the chicken pieces with paper towel.
  2. Mix the eggs and milk well.
  3. Place the pretzel crumbs in a bag.
  4. dip each piece of chicken in egg-milk mixture; then place in bag and coat well.
  5. Drop into 350F vegetable oil and fry till golden brown.
  6. Place the chicken pieces on foil in a large baking pan and bake in 300F oven for 35 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.

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