Monday, 16 July 2012
Cookbook Challenge #15
Another weekend, another new recipe *grins* I'm glad we got back into doing this, it's a lot of fun trying out new things.
Today we have Pretzel Crusted Chicken with a honey mustard sauce.
Cunning boyfriend is a big fan of pretzels, so he was immediately intrigued by the idea. I've seen lots of different crunchy things used as a breading for chicken, so I could imagine it working.
The first stage, crushing the pretzels in a food processor, was fantastically noisy, but fun *laughs* And produced a pleasing crunchy dust...
After flouring, coating in egg and then the pretzel crumb, boyfriend declared the resulting goujons to be "dinosaur chicken"
After baking and serving with fine green beans we had this:
It was really tasty. The pretzels worked surprisingly well. I did overcook the chicken slightly, which wasn't ideal. Plus, we used chicken breast rather than thigh (boyfriend's preference) so it was quite a dry dish - the honey mustard sauce was definitely necessary and, luckily, tasted fantastic with the chicken.