Mexican chicken with corn waffles

Mexican chicken with corn waffles

17 ratings

Christian, student and soccer player


„Cooking Mexican cuisine at home has never been so easy. The combination of waffles and chicken might sound unusual, but it’s delicious.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
4
chicken thighs
150 g
all-purpose flour
125 g
corn flour
400 ml
chicken stock
400 ml
milk
50 g
peanuts
50 g
almonds
3
dried chilis
4
tomatoes
2
onions
2
eggs
1
clove
2 tsp
cinnamon
3 tsp
sesame seeds
9 tbsp
vegetable oil
1 tbsp
almonds (shaved)
1 tbsp
sugar
1 tbsp
baking powder
2 tbsp
oregano
butter for greasing
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 4  chicken thighs
  • 150 g all-purpose flour
  • 125 g corn flour
  • 400 ml chicken stock
  • 400 ml milk
  • 50 g peanuts
  • 50 g almonds
  • 3  dried chilis
  • 4  tomatoes
  • 2  onions
  • 2  eggs
  • 1  clove
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tsp sesame seeds
  • 9 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp almonds (shaved)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp oregano
  • butter for greasing
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • waffle maker
  • baking dish
  • oven
  • blender
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Enjoy with

Cava brut
A crisp, fruity sparkling wine is almost always a sound pairing with meat dishes, especially those with a touch of spice, like Mexican waffles and chicken.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
618
Protein
41g
Fat
19g
Carb
70g

Step 1/8

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Finely chop onions and dice tomatoes. Debone chicken thighs.
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 2 onions
  • 4 tomatoes
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Finely chop onions and dice tomatoes. Debone chicken thighs.

Step 2/8

Add onions, tomatoes, chilis, peanuts, almonds, clove, cinnamon, sesame seeds, and olive oil to a blender. Blend for approx. 2 – 3 min. into a smooth pesto.
  • 3 dried chilis
  • 50 peanuts
  • 50 almonds
  • 1 clove
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tsp sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • blender

Add onions, tomatoes, chilis, peanuts, almonds, clove, cinnamon, sesame seeds, and olive oil to a blender. Blend for approx. 2 – 3 min. into a smooth pesto.

Step 3/8

In a large saucepan, bring chicken stock to a boil and add chili pesto. Stir thoroughly until everything is fully combined. Now, add chicken thighs and simmer for approx. 3 – 5 min. Remove from heat.
  • 400 ml chicken stock
  • large saucepan

In a large saucepan, bring chicken stock to a boil and add chili pesto. Stir thoroughly until everything is fully combined. Now, add chicken thighs and simmer for approx. 3 – 5 min. Remove from heat.

Step 4/8

Place chicken in a baking dish and cover with sauce. In the preheated oven, bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 – 25  min. Then, increase heat to 220°C/430°F and bake for approx. another 10 – 12 min.
  • baking dish
  • oven

Place chicken in a baking dish and cover with sauce. In the preheated oven, bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 – 25 min. Then, increase heat to 220°C/430°F and bake for approx. another 10 – 12 min.

Step 5/8

In a large, grease-free saucepan, toast almonds over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. until golden brown and fragrant.
  • 1 tbsp almonds
  • large saucepan

In a large, grease-free saucepan, toast almonds over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. until golden brown and fragrant.

Step 6/8

In a stand mixer, combine flour, corn flour, baking powder, oregano, and salt. Beat for approx. 1 – 2 min. until combined. Then, add eggs, vegetable oil, and milk and beat for approx. another 2 – 3 min. until a smooth batter forms.
  • 150 flour
  • 125 corn flour
  • 1 EL baking powder
  • 1 EL sugar
  • 2 EL oregano
  • 2 TL salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 EL vegetable oil
  • 415 ml milk
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

In a stand mixer, combine flour, corn flour, baking powder, oregano, and salt. Beat for approx. 1 – 2 min. until combined. Then, add eggs, vegetable oil, and milk and beat for approx. another 2 – 3 min. until a smooth batter forms.

Step 7/8

Preheat a waffle maker and grease with some butter. Pour some of the batter into waffle maker and cook for approx. 3 – 4 min. or until golden brown.
  • butter for greasing
  • waffle maker

Preheat a waffle maker and grease with some butter. Pour some of the batter into waffle maker and cook for approx. 3 – 4 min. or until golden brown.

Step 8/8

Place chicken thighs on top of the waffles and garnish with roasted almonds. Enjoy!

Place chicken thighs on top of the waffles and garnish with roasted almonds. Enjoy!