While I can appreciate a heat-and-eat Instant Pot recipe, some meals just require a little bit more attention. You know what I’m talking about. That Southern comfort, home cooking that just feels like home. For me, chicken and waffles is the ultimate comfort food. Making hand-breaded chicken breast that are cooked to perfection in the air fryer. It’s easy, delicious, and these air fryer chicken and waffle sandwiches are sure to be enjoyed by the whole family.
What you’ll need to make this recipe
You’ll need a few ingredients and just a couple of tools to make these sandwiches. First, you’ll need your air fryer. Second, a waffle iron. The other ingredient you may not have on-hand would be the Morton’s Natures Seasoning. But you can find it most grocers or on Amazon.
Here’s what else you’ll need:
- 2 chicken breasts
- Morton’s nature’s seasoning
- pancake mix
- your favorite syrup!
That’s it! Super easy and delicious comfort food.
How to make Air Fryer Chicken and Waffle Sandwiches
- 2 chicken breasts
- 1/2 cup of cornstarch
- 1/2 cup of flour
- 2 tablespoons of nature’s seasoning
- 2 eggs
- 2 1/2 cups of pancake mix
- 1 1/2 cups of water.
STEP 1 -
Pound the chicken breasts using the flat side of a cleaver or kitchen hammer. Pound breast to 1/2” thick. Cut breast into 4 fillets.
STEP 2 -
In a bowl, mix flour and cornstarch with Natures Seasoning. In another bowl, beat the eggs.
STEP 3 -
Coat the fillets in flour mix, then egg wash and then back into the flour mix.
STEP 4 -
Spray air fryer basket with oil and place filets in basket. Spray filets with oil.
STEP 5 -
Cook fillets on 380°f for 12-15 minutes. Make sure chicken internal temp reaches 165°f. Flip filets and cook for 3-5 to crisp breading.
STEP 6 -
Let filets rest and cook.
STEP 7 -
Mix water and pancake mix to create waffle batter.
Using waffle iron, pour batter and cook.
Make sure batter is evenly dispersed.
STEP 8 -
Assemble the fillets between two waffle squares, and coat with warm syrup!
STEP 9 -
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