Popular in the southern United States but with a following all across the country, fried chicken served with waffles is an addictive, comforting classic. In this version, hefeweizen, a golden-hued wheat beer, adds flavor and lift to the waffles and to the fried chicken’s crisp, golden crust. If you can’t find it, try using a golden lager.
Fuel your creative spark. Sign up for eletters today and get the latest from Fine Cooking plus special offers.
Start the meal with Mesclun Greens with a Simple Vinaigrette.
Made this last night and overall it was really good. Followed recipe and instructions as written. The beer-batter chicken turned out very good and flavorful. The waffles were a disappointment, the batter was too runny thus resulted in soft waffles, not crispy.
Mmmmm Good!!! Fried Chicken & Waffles is not something I am accustom to, but after seeing it on cooking shows, magazines, etc. I finally had to try it for myself. Used the recipe as stated except used lowfat buttermilk, canola oil, & chicken breast. The batter for both the waffles & chicken had a light texture. Chicken didn't look or taste greasy - something I was concerned about. Since it was just hubby & me, I cut recipe for waffle recipe in half which gave me enough waffle batter for 2 waffles. However, since I was using a whole chicken breast & it was big, I did not cut the recipe for the chicken batter in 1/2. I sliced the breast in into smaller pieces and the extras will come in handy for snacks.
A great southern treat. A little bit of work to get the batters together, but once that is done the cooking goes quickly. My chicken tenders took only about a minute and a half on each side in oil that was about 250 degrees.
Pete welcomes us to Virginia on this episode of Moveable Feast, where we meet skilled oystermen Ryan & Travis Croxton, as well as chef Dylan Fultineer. Dylan brings Pete to…View all Moveable Feast recipes and video extras
© 2017 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Fine Cooking may receive a percentage of sales for items purchased through links on this site, including Amazon Associates and other affiliate advertising programs.
Do you really want to delete the list, ?
This won't delete the recipes and articles you've saved, just the list.
This feature has been temporarily disabled during the beta site preview.
Add/Edit a private note for this recipeThis note is only visible to you.
Double CheckAre you sure you want to delete your notes for this recipe?