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fried chicken and waffle sandwich with sweet chili sauce and fresh herbs
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Thai Fried Chicken and Waffles

This Crispy Thai Fried Chicken and Waffles is packed full of flavor and served with a Sweet and Spicy Thai Chili Peanut sauce for a perfect brunch!
Course Brunch, Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 1022kcal
Author Danielle Wolter

Ingredients

Marinade:

Waffles:

Sweet Chili Peanut Sauce:

Instructions

Chicken:

  • Place all marinade ingredients in a bowl and add chicken. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Heat the oil in a cast iron skillet or dutch oven over medium heat until water sizzles when dropped in. Combine the rice flour, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Dredge each chicken thigh in the rice flour mixture and add to the skillet. Fry about 5-7 minutes per side, until golden brown and internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  • Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Serve the chicken with 1-2 waffles and drizzle with the Thai sweet chili peanut sauce. Garnish with crushed peanut and cilantro.

Waffles:

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Heat the waffle iron and add 1/2 cup of batter. Cook all batter one batch at a time. Set waffles aside until chicken is done.

Sweet Chili Peanut Sauce:

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until fully combined.

Nutrition

Calories: 1022kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 65g | Saturated Fat: 38g | Cholesterol: 208mg | Sodium: 2986mg | Potassium: 1021mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 8.5mg