Pretzel chicken is a rare combination of easy and delicious. As a result, it has been a staple dinner in my household for years. I often used to make it for my sons whenever Kevin and I went out for dinner. Kevin was always disappointed to miss pretzel chicken night, of course, and it's easy to see why; when the little pretzel chunks cook into the buttery oil, they soften up while still retaining just enough of their mouthwateringly crunchy texture. You may be tempted to skip the mustard sauce, but don't. Mustard and pretzels have always worked beautifully together, and the nuanced sweetness of the sautéed onions brings out the best of the mustard's acidity. Read more.