Worth a Try: Chicken and Waffles

Worth a Try: Chicken and Waffles
Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Photo courtesy of Joshua Walker

Lowcountry Bistro, Charleston, South Carolina

At Lowcountry Bistro, you’ll find wonderful Southern fare featuring local farm-to-table ingredients with plenty of French and Creole influence. They have gumbo, fried green tomatoes, she-crab soup, shrimp and grits, jambalaya, and much more of the delicious cuisine you’d expect to find in the Lowcountry. The flavor-packed chicken and waffles are unlike any you’ve ever had before. Chef Mike Harvey incorporates chopped Benton’s Bacon and fresh vanilla into the batter of a cornbread waffle for the perfect balance of smoky and sweet, and it’s served with crispy bone-in half chicken and pecan butter with bourbon reduction for a fabulous finish to some fantastic chicken and waffles. 

Mason’s Grill, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Among all the delicious food there is to enjoy in the state of Louisiana is the chicken and waffles at Mason’s Grill. Their menu features a decadent take on this dish—made up of a spicy fried chicken breast on a Belgian waffle smothered with caramel syrup—and you’ll love every last bite.

Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Multiple locations in West Virginia

Multiple locations in West Virginia
Black Sheep Burrito & Brews is a fun and vibrant place for a great meal of tacos, burritos, and quesadillas, and their chicken and waffles brunch specialty is a showstopper as well. The creative dish is made up of honey nut breaded fried chicken, a Belgian waffle, candied pecans, candied jalapeños, fried onion straws, and sage-infused maple syrup.  

Photos courtesy of Kathy Tran and Joshua Walker.

This content was originally published in the March/April 2018 issue of Cooking with Paula Deen magazine. © 2018 Hoffman Media

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