This quick and easy Chicken and Waffles Recipe is the perfect kid-friendly family dinner or brunch recipe. The perfect way to serve up chicken tenders a little different. Top your chicken and waffles with fruit, powdered sugar, or maple syrup for a special touch. Looking for more healthy family dinner recipes? Check out our series here.
Chicken and Waffles Recipe
With summer starting, I am always looking for fun and easy recipes to make with my kids that I know they’ll enjoy. Recently, we were brainstorming more recipes we could include in our Southern Kitchen Bucket List series and Heidi suggested a Chicken + Waffles recipe – but switching it up in the most fun way by serving the chicken strips in a waffle cone. I mean, how could you not just love these easy + fun family meals for a great on-the-go option.
Chicken Fingers Recipe
This combination of crispy chicken tenders and crunchy waffle cones allows us to have chicken and waffles in a matter of minutes. I also love how versatile this recipe is. Simply add syrup and powdered sugar for a breakfast version, or dip it in ketchup or mayo for a fun lunch or dinner idea. If you are in a bind and need this recipe really quickly, just pick up the chicken tenders or chicken fingers from your favorite local spot. If you have the time to make them though, there are a ton of great options.
For a classic crispy chicken tenders recipe try this version from Martha Stewart. If you want to go a little healthier, you can always try a baked chicken tender recipe.
This fun take a southern staple food is quick and easy to make. With just a few simple items, this kid-friendly meal will please the whole family.
- Chicken fingers of your choice
- Waffle Cones
- Toppings like fruit, powdered sugar, or maple syrup
- Dipping sauce like ketchup or gravy
Place 1-2 chicken fingers inside of each cone and top with desired ingredients or sauces.
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Sauce for Chicken and Waffles
Depending on whether you want a more a savory taste for dinner, or a sweeter taste for brunch, there are plenty of options for a classic chicken and waffles recipe. A classic ketchup, mayo, or honey mustard is great for dinner. Or for breakfast try a classic maple syrup or southern gravy.
These really turned out to be a hit in our house. I would love to know some of your favorite meals to serve up to the kids. Let me know in the comments below.
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