Baked Fried Chicken & Waffles Recipe

Jessica Published April 16, 2020

A slightly healthier version of chicken and waffles. Instead of fried chicken, use the baked version. It’s better for you and just as crispy!

How To Make Baked Fried Chicken & Waffles

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  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 non-stick cooking spray
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp granulated onion powder
  • 3 oz buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup cornflakes crumbs crushed finely
  • 1 lbs skinless chicken legs
  • 1 cup pancake batter
  • 1 waffle maker


  • Start by preheating the oven to 365ยบ degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Coat your baking dish with oil or cooking spray.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, salt, pepper, onion powder, and cayenne pepper together.
  • Place the buttermilk and corn flakes crumbs in two separate shallow bowls.
  • Roll the chicken in flour mixture. Make sure to evenly coat each side.
  • Afterward, dip the chicken and corn flakes crumbs into buttermilk.
  • Put the coated chicken breasts inside the baking dish.
  • Spray the chicken with non stick cooking spray. Otherwise, lightly drench in oil.
  • Bake the chicken for about about 25 to 30 minutes. Do not flip the chicken until it is tender and no longer pink.
  • When the chicken is almost ready, start on the waffles.
  • Mix the pancake batter in a bowl.
  • Pour the batter onto your waffle maker.
  • Once finished, serve your cooked waffles with butter and syrup.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1013mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1150IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Iron: 18mg


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