Air Fryer Chicken and Waffles

Air Fryer Chicken and Waffles

Air Fryer Chicken and Waffles Chicken is a classic southern dish since it’s the weekend. I surprised my family with this classical meal because everyone can use a Saturday Night Fried Chicken Feast.




  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 23 tablespoons Buffalo Hot Sauce (optional)


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Ingredients Needed For Homemade Air Fryer Waffles

  • Waffle Mix
  • Ingredients For the Mix–Per your mix, every box is different

Ingredients Needed For Frozen Air Fryer Waffles

1 package of frozen waffles


How To Prepare Air Fryer Chicken and Waffles

How to Prepare Fried Chicken:

  • In a small bowl, mix all of the spices.
  • Add the olive oil into the spice mixture.
  • Use your hands and rub the spices and olive oil into the chicken.
  • In another small mixing bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, cornstarch, salt, and pepper. (about a teaspoon each)
  • Then in another mixing bowl, add the eggs, hot sauce, water, and buttermilk. Mix well.
  • Dredge the chicken into the flour mixture, use your hands to really coat the chicken.
  • Then shake the excess off.
  • Soak the chicken in the buttermilk mixture.
  • Then recoat it in the flour mixture.
  • Spray your basket with olive oil spray.
  • As you coat the chicken for the second time, place it in the air fryer basket.
  • Then GENEROUSLY spray the chicken with olive oil (this helps it crisp up)
  • Set the temperature to 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.

How to Prepare Air Fryer Homemade Waffles

  • Start by making your waffle mix, as directed on the box.
  • Then spray your mold with non-stick cooking spray or olive oil spray.
  • Fill your mold (I found it easier after my 1st batch) to put the mold directly on the baking sheet, so it wouldn’t spill while moving it.
  • Put the tray into the air fryer oven, and set the temperature to 330 degrees F for 4 minutes. After 4 minutes, check and add about 3-4 minutes more.

How to Prepare Air Fryer Homemade Waffles

  • Start by placing your frozen waffles into the air fryer.
  • Use a pastry brush and spread the melted butter over the frozen waffles.
  • Set them into the air fryer and set the temperature to 350 degrees for 4-6 minutes. (air fryer setting)
  • Plate, serve, and enjoy!

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