Save Recipe Print
Bite-Size Chicken and Waffles
Total:
1 hr
Active:
40 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr
Active:
40 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Chicken:
Waffles:

Directions

Special equipment: a square waffle iron

For the chicken: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and spray generously with cooking spray.

Slice the chicken into 1 1/4-inch chunks. Stir the flour, chile powder, garlic powder, mustard powder, 2 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper together in a shallow bowl. Crack the eggs into another shallow bowl and beat well. Place the panko in a third shallow bowl.

Toss the chicken chunks in the flour to coat, then shake the excess off. Dip a chicken chunk into the egg, let the excess drip off, and then place in the panko, turning and pressing the panko onto the surface to coat. Place the breaded chicken chunk on the prepared baking sheet and repeat with the remaining chicken.

Spray the chicken all over with cooking spray then bake, turning the chunks once halfway through, until the breadcrumbs are golden brown and the chicken is just cooked through, about 20 minutes.

For the waffles: Preheat a waffle iron. Whip the egg whites with an electric hand mixer until stiff peaks form, and then reserve for a later use.

Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, vanilla, butter and egg yolks until combined. Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture and stir gently until the batter is just combined with some small lumps. Fold in the egg whites (there will still be some lumps).

Cook the waffles in the waffle iron according to the manufacturer's instructions, about 3/4 cup batter per waffle. Transfer the waffles to a cutting board and cut each waffle into quarters.

Place the maple syrup in a small saucepot and throw in the rosemary sprigs. Warm over medium-low heat for 5 to 10 minutes, then remove the rosemary.

Arrange the waffle bites on a platter. Drizzle the waffles with a little syrup and top each bite with a chicken chunk. Serve with strawberries to garnish on the plate.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad 00:42

This refreshing summertime salad can be made with just a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Perfect Roast Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Pressed Reuben Waffle Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Curried Chicken Thighs

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Marinated Chicken Thighs

Recipe courtesy of Marc Forgione

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chicken Ramen Stir-Fry

Recipe courtesy of Katie Lee

White Bean and Chicken Chili

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Chicken Enchiladas

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.