Pear Butter Chicken And Waffles

Pear Butter Chicken And Waffles

How To Make Pear Butter Chicken And Waffles

Make a satisfying meal with the sweet, savory, and golden pair of chicken and waffles. It’s served with spiced, chunky pear butter to complete the dish.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 25 minutes



Pear Butter:

  • 3Bartlett pears,cored, and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • ½cupwater
  • ½tbspcinnamon
  • ½tspground nutmeg
  • ¼tspground allspice
  • ¼tspground cloves
  • ¾cupsugar


  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • ½cupsugar
  • ¼tspkosher salt
  • 4tspbaking powder
  • ½cupvegetable oil
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • 1cupmilk
  • 1tbspvanilla extract
  • 2largeeggs,beaten
  • nonstick cooking spray,for greasing

Whipped Cream:

  • 1cupheavy cream
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • tbsppowdered sugar
  • fresh mint sprig,for garnish


  • 6cupsneutral oil,such as vegetable oil, for frying
  • 4chicken breasts,boneless, skinless, cut into 2 inch wide strips
  • tsplemon pepper
  • tspkosher salt
  • 1tspAc’cent® seasoning
  • cupsall purpose flour


Pear Butter:

  1. Add the pears, water, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, and sugar to a medium saucepan and stir to coat the pears.

  2. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to medium-low and cook for 35 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally until the peas are tender.

  3. Remove the pot from the heat. Using a potato masher, mash the pears until broken down to the consistency of chunky applesauce. Set aside.


  1. Preheat a waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, oil, cream, milk, and vanilla until smooth. Mix in the beaten eggs.

  3. Ladle a scant ½ cup of the waffle batter per waffle into the preheated waffle iron. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

  4. Repeat with the remaining batter. Keep the waffles warm in a low-heated oven until ready to use.

Whipped Cream:

  1. Add the heavy cream, cinnamon, and powdered sugar to a large bowl. Whip with an electric hand mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes until stiff peaks form. Refrigerate until ready to use.


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large, high-walled skillet over medium-high heat until it reaches 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, season the chicken with the lemon pepper, salt, and Ac’cent seasoning, tossing to coat well. Add the flour to a medium bowl. Dredge the chicken in the flour, shaking off any excess.

  3. Working in batches, gently lower the chicken into the hot oil and fry for 6 to 8 minutes until golden brown or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

  4. Remove from the oil using tongs or a slotted spoon and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain while frying the remaining chicken.

  5. Cut the waffles into triangles and arrange 3 on each plate. Top with 2 tablespoons of pear butter, 3 fried chicken strips, and a dollop of whipped cream. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

  6. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 4711.16kcal
  • Fat: 422.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 54.55g
  • Trans Fat: 1.70g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 252.14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 105.82g
  • Carbohydrates: 184.62g
  • Fiber: 9.80g
  • Sugar: 85.39g
  • Protein: 55.79g
  • Cholesterol: 332.73mg
  • Sodium: 1410.54mg
  • Calcium: 583.46mg
  • Potassium: 916.54mg
  • Iron: 9.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 502.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.45mg
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