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Chicken in Waffles! No, This Is Not Typo, We Actually Put the Chicken Inside the Waffle!

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Of course chicken and waffles are iconic but why not just put the chicken in the waffle!? It might sound crazy but trust me it’s crazy good!

I never usually have leftover fried chicken but today I did and I also was making waffles! Simply chop up your tasty, crispy chicken and toss it in the waffle batter and in 4 minutes you got a game changing breakfast. Sticky maple syrup and spicy hot sauce fully recommended!


  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/8 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 8 ounces leftover fried chicken meat with skin, coarsely chopped
  • Cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, sliced into pats


  1. Beat egg in a large bowl. Whisk in buttermilk and melted butter until smooth. Whisk together flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and nutmeg in a separate bowl. Add flour mixture to buttermilk mixture; whisk just until smooth. Fold in chopped chicken.
  2. Heat a waffle iron on medium. Coat with cooking spray. Add 2/3 cup of the batter to each quadrant. Cook until browned and done, 4 to 5 minutes. Place 1 waffle on each of 4 plates. Top evenly with syrup and butter pats.