This dish is dedicated to “you know” that is reading this.
What is chicken and waffles you must be pondering? Especially if you’ve never been anywhere remotely close to the southern border of the Chattahoochee in Georgia all the way down to the Mississippi River… As a foodie, you shouldn’t be shock when people concoct unusual flavors together on a plate for you. It is an form of art, except you can eat this one. 🙂
Basically, it is a combination of fried chicken and a side of fluffy and buttery waffles along with a jug of warm maple syrup ready to be doused, usually serve for breakfast. But I would totally eat this any time of day on any given day. It’s definitely comfort food because you can feel the warmth and homey feeling eating it. It’s like a natural high, you would want to hug on everyone and sit around a camp fire holding hands and singing kumbaya. I kid you not, unless you just don’t “get” the dish. But who doesn’t love fwied chicken? And waffles with warm maple syrup?
There are 2 parts to this Chicken and Waffles blog since it will take me 2 days to prepare the chicken. Speaking of which, it is now marinating happily in a tub of buttermilk and other seasonings…
Chicken and Waffles – Day 1
1 pack of cut up chicken (thighs, drumsticks, breasts)
1 1/2 – 2 cups of buttermilk (or just enough to cover the chicken)
2 shallots roughly chopped
2 tbsp. onion powder
2 tbsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. pepper
1-2 tsp. salt (this will vary on your taste)
1-2 tsp. of cayenne pepper if you like spicy
- Always rinse your chicken.
- Get a bowl big enough to hold the cut up chicken in
- Put all the ingredients into the bowl
- Mix everything well
- Cover the bowl and put it in the fridge overnight