Waffle Fried Chicken

Waffle Fried Chicken

Waffle Fried Chicken

This Waffle Fried Chicken is coated with waffle batter and savory seasonings, then fried to a golden crisp. Brunch will never be the same!

Course: Main
Cuisine: Soul Food
Prep Time: 6 hours
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 6 hours 40 minutes



8 cups cold water
2 tbsp salt
4 tbsp sugar


2 lbs chicken wings separated
1/2 cup hot sauce
1 1/2 cup waffle mix
1/2 cup self-rising flour
2 tsp seasoning salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 1/2 cups Vegetable Oil


Combine all the ingredients for the brine.
Add all the chicken into a refrigerator-safe bowl, then pour in the brine.
Refrigerate the chicken overnight.
Next, drain the brine, then pour the hot sauce all over the chicken.
Next season the chicken with salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.
Sprinkle the waffle mix into a paper or plastic bag, along with the self-rising flour.
Coat the chicken with the waffle mix/ and flour mixture.
Let the chicken sit for 10 minutes.
Pour the oil into a large frying pan, and heat over medium heat.
Once the oil is hot, start adding in the chicken.
Be sure not to overcrowd the pan!
Fry each side of the chicken for about 7 minutes, then turn over.
Cook the chicken until it’s completely done, and golden brown.
Place the chicken on a paper towel-lined plate.
Let cool.

Serve and enjoy!

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