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Cajun Fried Chicken and Waffles

Crispy Cajun Fried Chicken and Waffles

Spice up your brunch with this amazing crispy Cajun fried chicken and waffles. Easy to make, super tender and delicious until the last piece.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • 2 large mixing bowls
  • 1 baking pan lined with parchment paper
  • 1 baking pan lined with oil absorbed paper

Ingredients
  

  • 4 chicken breasts skinless, boneless, cut on an angle into medium pieces
  • 2 homemade waffles see NOTES
  • 3 c Panko Japanese bread crumbs

Batter mix

  • 5 oz sour cream
  • 4 oz whipping cream
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne powder
  • 1 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • ¼ tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 1 lime or lemon finely grated zest

Serve with

  • Maple syrup or honey
  • unsalted butter
  • fresh fruit

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all batter mix ingredients and mix everything together.
  • Toss the chicken pieces in the batter mix to coat.
  • Put panko in another large mixing bowl. Carefully pickup chicken pieces in the batter mix and transfer to panko bowl to coat the chicken. Remember to firmly press the panko onto chicken pieces.
  • Transfer panko coated chicken onto baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • In a shallow cooking pot, fill half way with canola or peanut oil on high heat. Bring the oil temperature to 350F to 375F.
  • Work in small batch, fry 5-6 pieces of chicken for 8 to 10 minutes then transfer fried chicken onto baking pan lined with oil absorbed paper.
  • Continue until all the chicken pieces are done cooking.
  • Serve immediately with homemade waffles, syrup or honey, unsalted butter and your choice of fresh fruit. Enjoy!

Notes

Waffles recipe here.