Chicken & Waffles

Chicken & Waffles

Breakfast for dinner? Dinner for breakfast? Either way, you’ll love our modern twist on this classic favorite.

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 20 min  |  Serves: 4+  |  Difficulty: Medium


  • ½  cup gluten-free flour
  • ½ cup oat flour
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1Tbsp baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup your preferred* butter, melted
  • ⅓ cup aquafaba (the liquid/brine in a can of cooked chickpeas)
  • 12 Nowadays Nuggets
  • 1 cup warm maple syrup (or honey)
  • 3 Tbsp powdered sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 425° F
  2. Thaw Nowadays Nuggets while you prepare the batter. 
  3. In a large bowl, add gluten-free flour, oat flour, almond flour, cornstarch, salt, baking powder, & sugar. Whisk to combine. Set aside. 
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together coconut milk, vanilla, & melted butter. Set aside. 
  5. In a small bowl, add aquafaba & whisk vigorously (or beat on high in a mixer) until soft peaks form. 
  6. Add wet ingredients (excluding aquafaba) to the dry ingredients & whisk until just combined. Then add whipped aquafaba & fold into the batter with a mixing spoon until just combined. Set aside until ready to use. 
  7. Place nuggets in the oven on a baking sheet & bake for 12 min. Then remove. 
  8. Preheat your waffle griddle. 
  9. Medium dice the nuggets & set aside. 
  10. Once the griddle is hot, add the recommended amount of batter. Sprinkle ~8 pieces of diced Nowadays nuggets on top of batter.
  11. Cook for 6-7 min or until golden brown & crispy. 
  12. Remove from the griddle. Garnish with powdered sugar & maple syrup.
  13. Skip this 13th step if you’re superstitious.  Otherwise, snap a pic and show us your waffles @eatNowadays!

Allergies: Gluten

Elevate your plate: Try replacing syrup with a berry (or other fruit) compote. You can also try adding a sprinkle of chocolate chips at the same time as the nuggets if your sweet tooth gets your better side.

*Your preferred: Nowadays, we prefer the deliciousness of plant-based milk & dairy products. Try them out if you haven’t already!

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