Keto Flamin' Hot Chicken N' Waffles

Time for some gloriously good food (minus the carbs). This chicken n’ waffles recipe is both sweet and spicy. And at only 3g net carbs, get ready to lick your fingers and devour this guilt-free, wholesome meal (again) on Sunday morning.

Ingredients

For the Chicken For the Cheddar Waffles
  • 4 tbsp Almond Flour
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Flour
  • 1 tbsp Granulated Low Carb Sweetener
  • 1/4 tsp Xanthan Gum (for texture)
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Non-Dairy Milk
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Chives, chopped fresh or dried

Instructions

  1. Make the Chicken: Heat oven to 400F.Β Set up a dredging station with the coconut flour, beaten egg, and crushed puffs in separate bowls.Β 
  2. Generously season the chicken with salt, then dredge in the coconut flour, followed by the egg, then in the puff dust. *To prevent caking, add a small amount of puff dust to the bowl each timeΒ  you make a piece of chicken.Β 
  3. Arrange the chicken on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden and the internal temperature reads 160F.Β 
  4. Make the Waffles:Β Whisk together the almond and coconut flour, sweetener, xanthan gum, and baking powder.
  5. Beat the eggs, milk, and lemon juice until smooth, then combine the wet with the dry and mix. Fold in the cheese and the chives, then let the batter rest while you heat the waffle iron to medium-high.Β 
  6. Spray the wells of the waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray. Portion 1/4 cup into each well (ours has four wells) and close. Cook until golden.
  7. Repeat with remaining batter, about two more 1/4 cup portions for a total of 6 waffle pieces. *Each well counts at 1 waffle piece.
  8. Plate your creation with a waffle piece, flamin' hot chicken, and drizzle with your favorite keto syrup!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 chicken tender and 1 waffle piece
Cals: 232
Fat: 9g
Carbs: 5g
Fiber: 2g
Net Carbs: 3g
Protein: 32g
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