Crispy Chicken and Waffles

Crispy Chicken and Waffles

Serves: 4 people
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
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  • 1 lb chicken breast tenders
  • 1 Tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp chicken bouillon seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp Tapatio
  • ¾ cup canola oil
  • 8 frozen buttermilk waffles
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked and chopped
  • green onion for garnish
  • honey mustard for serving
  • maple syrup for serving


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  1. Place the chicken in a medium sized bowl, mix in the cajun seasoning, garlic powder, paprika and black pepper. Mix well until evenly coated.
  2. Add in buttermilk and Tapatio, mix well. Then crack the egg and beat well into the mixture coating the chicken.
  3. In a large bowl add flour, cornstarch, and chicken bouillon seasoning mix well.
  4. Add in the chicken without the excess liquid and coat it in the flour mixture.
  5. In a skillet, heat up the oil. SHaking off the excess flour and add in 3-4 tenders at a time, flipping until a golden brown color has been reached or the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees.
  6. Toast the waffles, top with the chicken tenders, bacon and green onions. Drizzle with honey mustard and maple syrup, enjoy.