Breakfast Entrées

Cheddar, Chive, and Chicken Waffles

  • 0:40 TIME
  • 4 Portions
  • 368 calories



Wheat flour, whole-grain, (3/4 cup)4.5 oz
Baking powder1 tsp
Maple syrup1 tbsp
Eggs, whole, raw, fresh, (1 each)2.5 oz
Milk, skimmed4 fl.oz
Applesauce, canned, unsweetened, without added ascorbic acid (includes USDA commodity), (1/3 cup)2.8 oz
Chives, fresh, finely chopped1 tbsp
Chef-mate ¡Que Bueno! White Cheddar Cheese Sauce 6x106 ounce, (1 cup)9 oz
Liquid smoke0.5 tsp
Black pepper, ground0.5 tsp
Maple syrup, (1/4 cup)1.25 oz
Black pepper, ground0.25 tsp
Chicken thigh without bone, or leg roasted (4 each)16 oz



  1. In a mixing bowl, combine flour and baking powder. With the mixer running on low, add 1 tablespoon maple syrup and egg, beat until combined. Add milk in a steady stream until a batter forms. Add applesauce and chives, increase speed to medium. Mix until batter is smooth. Reserve cold for service.
  2. In a medium sauté pan, over medium heat combine White Cheddar Cheese Sauce, liquid smoke, and black pepper. Reserve warm for service.
  3. Pre-heat a waffle iron. Using a 6 oz. ladle, scoop the waffle batter onto hot waffle iron and cook until cooked through, per waffle iron’s instructions.
  4. Combine 1/4 cup maple syrup and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Glaze each piece of roasted, warm chicken with 2 tbsp. of the maple glaze.
  5. To make one portion, top half of a waffle with 1 chicken thigh or leg. Drizzle with ¼ cup smoky cheddar sauce and serve immediately.

Use premade waffles, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Average nutritional values per portion

UnitPer Serving
Energy368 kcal
Protein30 g
Fats, total14 g
Carbohydrate, total31 g
Sugars, total3 g
Fats, saturated5 g
Fiber, total dietary4 g
Sodium602 mg
Calcium91 mg
Cholesterol183 mg
Iron3 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D16 IU