Fried Chicken & Sweet Potato Waffle with Grilled Peach Syrup

One of my favorite ways of eating buttermilk fried chicken tenders. I’m going to bring it an up notch by topping them with grilled sweet peach syrup. If you have leftover sweet potatoes they can be used in this recipe or If you don’t have any leftovers you can simply bake sweet potatoes, steam, or microwave. You can cook them any way you want but just make sure the sweet potatoes are soft enough to mash so you can blend well in your waffle batter.

How to Make Gordon Ramsay Fried Chicken & Sweet Potato Waffles

You can make all the batter into waffles, then freeze any extra waffles that you did not use for another day of delightfulness! The chicken tenders are so crispy with the waffles so moist it makes a perfect combination and the grilled sweet peach syrup adds another layer of flavoring to the dish.

For Sweet Potato Waffles

Step 1. combine dry ingredients, In a mixing bowl.

Step 2. Then whisk together sweet potatoes in a medium bowl, melt the butter, vanilla, and eggs until blended. Then add in milk and resume to mix until well combined.

Step 3. Mixing sweet-potato mix into the flour mixture until blended. It’s all right for it to have a few lumps and bits of pieces of sweet potato in the mix.

Step 4. Set batter on a wire rack on a baking sheet pan and place in the oven to keep warm

Step 5. Lightly brush waffle iron grids with melted butter and heat the waffle maker to medium-high and.

Step 6. With Ladle place around 1/2 cup waffle batter to the center of waffle iron  (do not overfill grids so not to overflowing), shut down the top of the iron, and cook once they stop steam stops and waffles are golden brown,  should be about 4 minutes depending on your waffle iron or you can simply follow the make manufacturer’s instructions.

Step 7. As waffles are cooking place on a wire rack in the oven so they stay warm. Keep repeating the above steps with the remaining waffle batter.

For Fried Chicken Tenders

Step 1. Put the chicken tenders in a med-sized bowl and cover all check to the top with buttermilk. You need to make sure each piece of chicken is coated with buttermilk and let tenders sit and marinate for a minimum of an hour or overnight.

Step 2. Place the all-purpose flour in a med-sized bowl or baking pan add sea, ground black pepper with paprika. Blend well.

Step 3. Take the chicken tenders out the buttermilk out the chicken let them extra buttermilk to run off the tenders and then put them into the seasoned all-purpose flour. Fully coat each tender and lay them down on a dish until you are ready to start firing them.

Step 4. Place a large skillet on med heat with oil. Start by placing half the chicken tenders at a time into the pan or as much that is going to fit in your sized skillet but don’t overcrowd the pan.

Step 5. Continue firing on each side for about 5 minutes until they are totally cooked, and they have a good-looking golden-brown color.

Step 6. Put the fried chicken tenders on a wire rack in oven to drain any excess oil and keep hot until service.

For Peach Syrup

Step 1. Heat a stovetop grill or outdoor grill to medium-high. Coat peach with spray cooking oil about two sprays per piece.

Step 2. Put cut peaches cut side down on to cook on the grill for about 3 minutes per side, or until grill marks are on each side of the peaches are somewhat softened.

Step 3. Combine the peaches in a large saucepan with water, cinnamon. And confectioners’ sugar Bring up to a boil. lower heat to simmer leave uncovered and continue cooking for 15 minutes.

Step 4. Mix the cornstarch and the cold water until smooth; steadily add to the peach mixture. Bring mix up to a boil; cook for additional 2 minutes continuously stirring or until thickened.


Fried Chicken & Sweet Potato Waffle with Grilled Peach Syrup

Servings

6

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes

One of my favorite ways of eating buttermilk fried chicken tenders. I’m going to bring it an up notch by topping them with a grilled sweet peach syrup.

Ingredients

  • For Sweet Potato Waffles
  • 1 C. 1 Mashed sweet potato

  • 4 Whole large eggs

  • 12 Oz. 12 buttermilk

  • 6 Tbsp. 6 butter melted

  • 1 tsp. 1 vanilla extract

  • 2 tsp. 2 baking-powder

  • 1/3 C. 1/3 Light or Dark brown sugar

  • 2 1/4 C. 2 1/4 All-purpose flour

  • 1/2 tsp. 1/2 Ground cinnamon

  • 1 tsp. 1 salt to taste

  • For Fried Chicken Tenders
  • 12 Oz. 12 buttermilk

  • 1 lb. 1 chicken tenders about 12 pieces

  • 2 C. 2 All-purpose flour

  • 1 tsp. 1 salt to taste

  • 1 tsp 1 ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 tsp. 1 paprika

  • 2 C. 2 oil (veg) or any other preferred oil for frying chicken

  • For Peach Syrup
  • 5 Peaches (20 oz.) sliced into 8th size pieces.

  • 2 cups 2 of water

  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar

  • 1/8 teaspoon 1/8 ground cinnamon

  • 1 tablespoon 1 cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons 2 cold water

Directions

  • For Sweet Potato Waffles
  • combine dry ingredients, In a mixing bowl.
  • Then whisk together sweet potatoes in a medium bowl, melt the butter, vanilla, and eggs until blended. Then add in milk and resume to mix until well combined.
  • Mixing sweet-potato mix into the flour mixture until blended. It’s all right for it to have a few lumps and bits of pieces of sweet potato in the mix.
  • Set batter on a wire rack on a baking sheet pan and place in the oven to keep warm
  • Lightly brush waffle iron grids with melted butter and heat the waffle maker to medium-high and.
  • With Ladle place around 1/2 cup waffle batter to the center of waffle iron (do not overfill grids so not to overflowing), shut down the top of the iron, and cook once they stop steam stops and waffles are golden brown, should be about 4 minutes depending on your waffle iron or you can simply follow the make manufacturer’s instructions.
  • As waffles are cooking place on wire rack in oven so they stay warm. Keep repeating the above steps with the remaining waffle batter.
  • For Fried Chicken Tenders
  • Put the chicken tenders in a med-sized bowl and cover all check to the top with buttermilk. You need to make sure each piece of chicken is coated with buttermilk and let tenders sit and marinate for a minimum of an hour or overnight.
  • Place the all-purpose flour in a med-sized bowl or baking pan add sea, ground black pepper with paprika. Blend well.
  • Take the chicken tenders out the buttermilk out the chicken let them extra buttermilk to run off the tenders and then put them into the seasoned all-purpose flour. Fully coat each tender and lay them down on a dish until you are ready to start firing them.
  • place large skillet on med heat with oil. Start by placing half the chicken tenders at a time into the pan or as much that is going to fit in your sized skillet but don’t overcrowd the pan.
  • Continue firing on each side for about 5 minutes until they are totally cooked, and they have good-looking golden-brown color.
  • Put the fried chicken tenders on a wire rack in oven to drain any excess oil and keep hot until service.
  • For Peach Syrup
  • Heat a stovetop grill or outdoor grill to medium-high. Coat peach with spray cooking oil about two sprays per piece.
  • Put cut peaches cut side down on to cook on the grill for about 3 minutes per side, or until grill marks are on each side of the peaches are somewhat softened.
  • combine the peaches in a large saucepan with water, cinnamon. And confectioners’ sugar Bring up to a boil. lower heat to simmer leave uncovered and continue cooking for 15 minutes.
  • Mix the cornstarch and the cold water until smooth; steadily add to the peach mixture. Bring mix up to a boil; cook for additional 2 minutes continuously stirring or until thickened.

Notes

  • Adapted from Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen

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    John Siracusa

    Cooking, for me, has always been an "art" infused with traditions. My career was inspired by Hell's Kitchen, the West Side of Manhattan, which boasts one of N.Y. City's best independent restaurant communities, along with Gordon Ramsay's no-nonsense approach towards always being your best.

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