Maple Waffle Chicken Nuggets


Maple Waffle Chicken Nuggets. These chicken nuggets are coated in maple-y waffle batter and served with a honey maple mustard dip. Perfect for parties!

Maple Waffle Chicken Nuggets. These chicken nuggets are coated in maple-y waffle batter and served with a honey maple mustard dip. Perfect for parties!

INGREDIENTS
  • FOR THE WAFFLE NUGGETS:
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into small chunks
  • Vegetable oil, for frying, plus 1/2 cup for the batter
  • 2 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour, plus 2 tablespoons for dusting
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 1/3 – 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • FOR THE DIP:
  • 1 part honey
  • 1 part maple syrup
  • 1 part honey mustard

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Divide the egg yolks and whites in separate bowls. Beat the yolks and set aside. Whip the egg whites until they’re stiff and set aside.
  2. In a large, high-walled skillet, heat about one inch high of oil over medium-high heat.
  3. As the oil is heating up, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. In a seperate bowl, combine the 1/2 cup vegetable oil, 1 1/3 cups milk, the beaten egg yolks, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and 1/3 – 1/2 cup maple syrup, depending on how maple-y you want your nuggets to taste.