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Oven Fried Chicken & Red Velvet Waffles

Felesha Bell
Unbelievably spectacular red velvet waffles bathed in a delicious cream cheese icing get topped with guiltless yet crispy oven fried chicken!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 8 hrs 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 9 hrs 10 mins
Servings 3 -6

Ingredients
  

  • Oven Fried Chicken
  • 6 chicken drums almost 2 lbs.
  • 1 c. buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Old Bay
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 T. cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. white pepper
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 5 oz bag seasoned croutons crushed
  • Oil Spray
  • Red Velvet Waffles
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1 T. cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 and 3/4 c buttermilk room temp
  • 3 eggs room temp, separated
  • 1/2 tsp. vinegar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 T. red food coloring
  • 1/2 c. melted butter
  • Cream Cheese Icing
  • 8 oz. cream cheese room temp
  • 4 T. butter cold
  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 c. pecans toasted, garnish

Instructions
 

  • Oven Fried Chicken - Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Whisk old bay, garlic powder and onion powder into buttermlk.
  • Place drums in large freezer bag and pour buttermilk mixture over them.
  • Place the drums in a bowl and store in fridge overnight.
  • The next day, in a shallow pan, mix together flour and cornstarch.
  • In another shallow pan, place the beaten egg.
  • In the third shallow pan, place the crushed croutons.
  • Remove each drum from the bag and roll them in the flour mixture. Shake of the excess flour.
  • Place each drum in the beaten egg and coat.
  • Now place each drum in the croutons and coat well.
  • Place the prepared drums on a wire rack fitted inside a cookie sheet.
  • Spray the drums with oil spray.
  • Baked for 30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  • Waffles - While the chicken is baking, preheat waffle iron.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • In another medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, egg yolks, vanilla, and vinegar until well-combined. Add food coloring and mix well.
  • Pour buttermilk mixture into dry ingredients and stir until combined.
  • Pour in melted butter and stir.
  • In a small bowl, beat the egg whites on high until soft peaks form (2-3 minutes).
  • Fold the egg whites gently until combined.
  • Cook waffles according to your iron and size. My Belgian waffle maker took a few minutes.
  • Icing - Beat the cream cheese and butter until fluffy.
  • Add the powdered sugar and combine.
  • Add the milk and stir. You should have the consistency of a pourable syrup.
  • Assemble the dish to your liking and garnish with toasted pecans, Say Grace and enjoy!
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