Southern Fried "Chicken 'n' Waffles"

Southern Fried
Servings: 8 Prep 20 mins Chill 2 hrs Bake 350°F 20 mins Cook 4 mins to 5 mins each

Ingredients

Chicken:
  • 1 pound boneless, skinned chicken breasts, cut into 3 x 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon country Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cornflake crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Waffles:
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
Peach-Cream Dip
  • 2/3 cup peach spreadable fruit
  • 1 container (8 ounces) sour cream
  • Butter, for topping (optional)

Make It

Chicken:

1. Combine chicken and 2/3 cup buttermilk in plastic bag. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.

2. Drain chicken in colander; discard buttermilk. Lightly coat baking sheet with cooking spray.

3. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

4. Beat together remaining buttermilk, egg, mustard, salt and pepper in small bowl. Whisk in flour. Combine cornflake crumbs and Parmesan in shallow pan.

5. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then cornflake crumbs to coat completely. Place chicken on prepared sheet. Mist with light coating of cooking spray.

6. Bake in 350 degree F oven 20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center and coating is crispy.

Prepare Waffles:

7. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in bowl. Beat egg yolks in large bowl; stir in buttermilk. Add flour mixture to buttermilk mixture and mix just enough to blend. Stir in butter.

8. Beat egg whites in bowl until stiff but not dry peaks form. Gently fold whites into batter just to blend.

9. Make 8 waffles in waffle maker according to manufacturers directions. Stack between sheets of waxed paper on large baking sheet; keep warm in 225 degree F oven.

Prepare Dip:

10. Combine spreadable fruit and sour cream in small bowl. Makes 8 servings (eight 8-inch waffles).

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 630, Fat, total (g): 23, chol. (mg): 183, sat. fat (g): 13, carb. (g): 78, pro. (g): 27, sodium (mg): 1132, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.