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Fried Chicken and Waffles

Super Delicious!
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • Deep cast iron skillet


  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted and cooked
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup oil
  • 4 thin chicken cutlets, (about 1 lb total) patted dry
  • Pure Maple Syrup for serving


  • Whisk together eggs, 2 cups buttermilk, and butter. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and 3/4 teaspoon salt. Transfer 1 cup flour mixture to a shallow bowl; fold rest into wet ingredients. Preheat a Belgian-waffle iron; brush with oil. Pour in 1 cup batter; spread, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Cook until golden brown, or until waffle maker signals ready. Repeat with remaining batter. Keep waffles warm in a 200° oven while making the chicken.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper; dredge in reserved flour mixture. Shake off excess. Dip in remaining 1 cup buttermilk, then again in flour; repeat. Cook in batches until golden brown and juices run clear. 4-5 minutes per side. Cooking time with vary according to thickness of chicken, temperature of oil etc.
  • Serve waffles and fried chicken with pure maple syrup.


Recipe Note: Recipe from MarthaStewart.com