Chicken and Sweet Potato Waffles

READY IN: 55mins




  • Roast sweet potato at 350F for 45-1hr, until tender.
  • Let potato completely cool then mash potato well.
  • In a bowl mix egg yolks, milk, butter, potato mash until well blended. Whisk dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add potato mixture and blend.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat egg whites in another bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold eggs whites in waffle batter.
  • Coat waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray and follow the directions according to the manufacture.
  • In a bowl submerge the chicken tenders in milk, hot sauce and egg whites 15 minutes.
  • In another bowl combine about 1 1/2 cup of flour with all spices listed above. Mix all spices together well in flour.
  • Take a few strips of the milk batter chicken and place in the flour mixture, turning them over to coat them thoroughly on both sides. Continue coating chicken tenders until they are all coated and ready to cook.
  • Heat oil in deep fryer or frying pan to 350-375°F.
  • When oil is heated begin cooking tenders a few at a time. Cook them for about 5-6 minutes or until golden brown.
  • When chicken is golden and crispy. Place tenders on top of chicken pour warm maple syrup over chicken and waffle sprinkle with chopped walnuts or pecans if desired. Enjoy!