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Chicken and Waffle Grilled Cheese

Chicken and Waffle Grilled Cheese

Course Breakfast, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 1251 kcal
Author Betsy Life


  • For the waffles
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups warm milk
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • For the sandwich
  • 2 pre-cooked crispy chicken strips thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup arugula
  • 1/2 cup fontina cheese


  1. To make the waffles
  2. Preheat waffle iron
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder and sugar. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together milk, butter, and eggs.
  5. Stir wet ingredients into flour mixture until fully combined.
  6. Spoon batter into waffle iron and cook until done (mine has an indicator light that says when the waffle is ready). Repeat with remaining batter.
  7. To make the sandwich
  8. Heat a skillet over medium high heat. Butter the outside of two waffle halves.
  9. Place one half, butter side down in the hot skillet. Top with 1/2 of the cheese, chicken, arugula and remaining cheese. Top with other waffle half.
  10. Place grill press on top of the sandwich to ensure even cooking. Cook for about 3 minutes on each side or until waffle becomes crispy and cheese melts. Flip halfway through.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Waffle Grilled Cheese
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 1251 Calories from Fat 558
% Daily Value*
Fat 62g95%
Sodium 1381mg58%
Carbohydrates 124g41%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 48g96%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.