Chicken and Waffle Bites with Maple-Mustard Slaw

These delicious, brunch-inspired bites will be long-gone by kick-off.

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  • 16 frozen chicken nuggets, cooked according to package instructions
  • 4 frozen whole waffles, or 16 miniature frozen waffles
  • (1) 16-ounce bag of coleslaw cabbage mix
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • hot sauce or chili sauce, to dollop
  • toothpicks, to assemble

Yield: 16 waffle bites


1: Place the coleslaw mix in a medium sized bowl. Set aside.

2: To make the dressing, combine the mustard, maple syrup, sugar, salt, pepper, lemon juice and oil in a small bowl. Whisk until well combined, and pour over the coleslaw.

3: Cook the chicken nuggets according to package instructions. Cook the waffles according to package instructions. If using whole waffles, cut into quarters.

4: Assemble each bite by placing one tablespoon of slaw on each waffle quarter, followed by one chicken nugget and a dollop of hot sauce. Hold all together with a toothpick. Serve warm or cold.

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