Fried Chicken and Baked Pancake when you feel like eating chicken and waffles but you don't feel like making chicken and waffles.
What is Chicken and Waffles
Fried chicken and waffles is a classic dish. It is a perfect combination of crispy, juicy chicken and sweet, fluffy waffles, and it has become a staple in American cuisine.
The dish is believed to have originated in the early 1900s in the southern United States and has since spread across the country. The chicken is usually seasoned with a blend of spices and fried to perfection, while the waffle batter is made with a mix of flour, eggs, milk, and melted butter.
The crispy, savory chicken pairs well with the buttery, syrupy waffles, creating a mix of sweet and savory flavor in every bite. Whether it's for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, fried chicken and waffles is delicious meal when you are craving something sweet, salty and satisfying.
Buttermilk Baked Pancakes
Buttermilk pancakes are a classic and the most popular pancake. These fluffy and delicious pancakes are often served with syrup, butter, and other toppings like fresh berries or whipped cream.
The secret to making the perfect buttermilk pancakes lies in the combination of ingredients. Buttermilk, which is a thicker and tangier version of regular milk, gives the pancakes a richer flavor and helps them rise. Flour, eggs, sugar, and baking powder are mixed together with the buttermilk to create a batter that is poured onto a hot griddle or frying pan.
In this recipe a classic simple buttermilk pancake batter is baked in the oven and served with store bought chicken tenders. It is an easy breakfast or brunch dish that mimics the chicken and waffles dish.
Can you Bake Pancakes?
Absolutely! Making pancakes is a fun and simple process that anyone can make very easily. Baked pancakes are super easy and delicious.
for the most part, the pancake batter is the same as it would be for pancakes made on stovetop. The directions for baked pancakes is just slightly different. Recipes for baked pancakes will wary. It is important to follow the recipe directions when making baked pancakes in the oven to ensure that the pancakes are baked to perfection.
Pancake and Chicken
For this recipe we decided to try something different for two reasons. For one, baking the pancake is easier than making waffles or pancakes individually. Using store bought chicken tenders is much faster than making and frying chicken from scratch.
And two, it is a different and creating take on the original chicken and waffle recipe that can serve a larger amount of people at once. Therefore, making this fried chicken with buttermilk pancakes the perfect recipe for a large family or if you are hosting a brunch with friends.
Ingredients to make Fried Chicken and Baked Pancake
frozen store-bought fried chicken
baking powder and baking soda
pure vanilla extract
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HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN AND PANCAKE
Bake chicken according to package directions.
Pre-heat oven to 375° and place pan into the oven when you turn it on.
Place all dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl and mix together.
Place buttermilk, 2 tablespoons melted butter, egg and vanilla extract into a mixing bowl and whisk together.
Mix wet and dry ingredients together.
Once the oven is ready remove the pan and place one tablespoon of butter into the pan and coat it.
Place the batter into the hot buttered pan and bake for 20 minutes.
Add the chicken and baked pancakes onto a serving plate and enjoy with butter and maple syrup.
Make this pancake chicken recipe when you feel like eating chicken and waffles, but you don't feel like making chicken and waffles. This semi-homemade recipe will surely satisfy your craving and is similar to IHop chicken and pancakes.
Simply bake the buttermilk pancake and use your favorite store-bought fried chicken. (Everyone has one!). No need for pancake flipping or waffle irons!
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