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 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 4

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
690
(
Calories from Fat
260),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
29%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
4g
4%
),
Cholesterol
165mg
165%;
Sodium
1880mg
1880%;
Total Carbohydrate
65g
65%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
43g
43%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
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.