Chicken ‘n Waffles

Has she lost her marbles? Chicken n Waffles?! Whaaaa?

Oh yeah….Chicken n Waffles.

It was 12 years ago when I first tried this odd yet yummy combination. I was so perplexed when I saw it printed on the cafeteria menu as the lunch entree of the day. Knowing and trusting the chef…I decided to give it a go.  The line was long…but it was worth it! The sweet and savory flavor reeled me in…it’s not the fanciest of dishes, but grownups and kids alike savor every bite. I even have it mastered the gluten-free way {although you can simply stick with your typical method of waffles if you don’t have to consider that}. Enjoy!{For lunch or dinner}

Slice chicken into strips, rinse and blot with paper towels.

In a large Ziploc add 3 cups of corn flakes, salt and pepper. {If you have a gluten intolerance use gluten-free corn flakes of your choice}.

Crush finely.

Beat eggs in a small dish and dip each chicken strip.

Place about 2-3 chicken strips in bag at a time and toss gently, coating each one with a cornflake crust.

Place each chicken strip on a foil lined pan. Bake in a 425 oven for 15 mins or until done.

Make waffles as you desire {I used GF Hodgson Mill in this photo, but I prefer GF Bisquick, hands down!}

Make on a waffle iron until steam seeps out the back and waffles are crisp and lightly browned. Make sure not to add too much batter to the iron {about 1/4 cup will do per waffle}.

Top with butter and warm syrup {My old work even went so far to put whipped cream and strawberries on top!} If you haven’t tried this…I dare ya! No, I double dog dare ya. 😉

Chicken n Waffle
 
Serves: 4-6
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Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts sliced into strips
  • 2 eggs
  • Waffle mix with ingredients per box instructions {measured for 4-6 ppl}
  • 3 cups corn flakes
  • salt/pepper
  • butter/syrup
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425; Preheat waffle iron.
  2. Slice uncooked chicken breasts into strips and rinse.
  3. Pat dry with paper towel.
  4. Place cornflakes in large ziploc and crush finely, add salt and pepper.
  5. In a medium bowl beat 2 eggs.
  6. Dip each chicken strip into eggs, then toss into cornflakes.
  7. Place chicken onto foil lined pan and bake at 425 for 15 mins or until done.
  8. In the meantime make waffles per box instructions.
  9. Place chicken onto waffles...serve with butter and warm syrup.

  

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Comments

  1. When I saw this I said “No way!” Why? Because I’ve wanted to make chicken and waffles for awhile but was afraid of bad recipes 🙂 I just printed this and will try it next week!!

  2. What an awesome idea! Sounds yummy!!! I love honey on my chicken strips – so syrup is probably pretty good too!!! My kids love waffles so I have this funny feeling anything I serve on top of a waffle they will eat!! Maybe I should try this with their peas lol!
    Courtney

  3. This sounds like a pretty yummy treat! Interesting combos always make the best meals.

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