Chicken and Waffles

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Crispy Chicken! Hot, fluffy waffles! This meal is a delicious dream. Who would have thought that chicken and waffles together would be a tasty combination? This can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and it is super simple to make for something that packs so much flavor. Try it today!

Prep Time: 4 and a half hours (half an hour if you don’t want the chicken to marinade for 4)

Cook Time: 25 minutes


For the Chicken

4 bone-in, skin-on thighs

4 bone-in, skin-on drumsticks

1 quart heavy cream

3 sprigs of rosemary

Sea Salt

Black pepper

Garlic powder

Smoked paprika


2 cups all-purpose flour

Canola Oil for frying

For the Waffles

2 cups all -purpose flour

2 large eggs, separate eggs and yolk

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon sugar

1 ¾ cups milk

1/3 cup vegetable oil


For the Chicken

  • In a large metal bowl, add the heavy cream, rosemary, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 tablespoon of sea salt, 1 tablespoon of black pepper, teaspoon of cayenne, and 1 teaspoon of the smoked paprika. This is the marinade for the chicken
  • Add the chicken to the marinade and let marinate for half an hour to 4 hours depending on how much time you want to wait to prep dinner
  • In a separate metal bowl, add the flour, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 tablespoon of sea salt, 1 tablespoon of black pepper, teaspoon of cayenne, and 1 teaspoon of the smoked paprika. This will be the coating for the chicken
  • After the chicken has marinated, take out from the fridge and get ready to coat
  • Before coating, start heating up the oil
  • Using tongs, or your hands, transfer the chicken into the bowl with the flour and spice and cover both sides evenly
  • Once oil has heated up to 375 degrees, transfer the chicken to fry it
  • You are going to fry each side at a time until it browns, about 7 to 10 minutes each side. If side begins to brown quickly, turn down the heat slightly
  • Once chicken has cooked, transfer to a cooling rack and let cool
  • Begin preparation of the waffles

For the Wafffles

  • Heat the waffle iron
  • In a small bowl, whip the egg whites until fluffy and stiff
  • Mix the yolks, milk, and oil in a separate bowl
  • Mix the flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder in a separate large bowl
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix
  • Fold in the egg whites to the mixture and stir
  • Using an ice cream scooper, add a scoop of the mixture to the waffle iron until it cooks
  • Serve with the chicken and enjoy!

For the Sriracha Maple-Honey Drizzle

  • In a small bowl mix well a ½ cup of sriracha with a 1/3 cup honey and 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • Drizzle over chicken and waffles!

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