Baked Chicken Nuggets and Waffles

Baked Chicken Nuggets and Waffles

B Smith, restaurateur, author, and respected expert in affordable-yet-elegant living shares a delicious recipe! Chicken and waffles has long been a southern favorite. Lighten it up, by baking it with Bisquick mix.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

4 to 6

servings

Chicken Nuggets
1 1/4
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/4
cup Italian dressing
1
cup Original Bisquick® mix
1
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
Waffles
2
cups Original Bisquick® mix
1 1/3
cups milk
1
egg
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
teaspoons vanilla, if desired
Maple syrup, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 450°F. Line cookie sheet with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.
  2. In medium bowl, place chicken and dressing; toss to coat chicken. Refrigerate 15 to 20 minutes, stirring twice.
  3. In another medium bowl, stir 1 cup Bisquick mix, the seasoned salt and pepper. Coat chicken in mixture a few pieces at a time, coating all sides. Place on cookie sheet; drizzle melted butter over chicken. Bake uncovered 11 to 14 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  4. Meanwhile, heat waffle iron; grease with shortening or vegetable oil.
  5. Stir all waffle ingredients except syrup until blended. For each waffle, pour slightly less than 2/3 cup batter onto center of hot waffle iron. Close lid of waffle iron. Bake about 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Carefully remove waffle. Serve with chicken nuggets and syrup.
Makes 4 to 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 690
    • (Calories from Fat 260),
  • Total Fat 29g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 4g),
  • Cholesterol 165mg;
  • Sodium 1880mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 65g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 43g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 1/2 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.