Chicken-Topped Hummus Waffles

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 45 minutes
  • 4 servings

Hummus waffles? We assure you there’s nothing wrong with your sight! And, it’s a dish that really brings the best out of two worlds. You just lay the hummus on the heated waffle iron and they’re good to go. And, if you want one more tip, they’re great topped with some crispy and spicy fried chicken!

Ingredients Needed for Chicken-Topped Hummus Waffles


For the waffles:

1 cup canned chickpeas
1 small onion, sliced
2 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
1 tablespoon tahini
½ teaspoon baking powder
salt
pepper
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 egg whites
½ cup flour
2 tablespoons of water
1 teaspoon olive oil

For the fried chicken:

1 cup flour
1 tablespoon za'atar
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon sumac
salt
2 egg whites
7 ounces of chicken breast, strips
vegetable oil for frying

How to Cook Chicken-Topped Hummus Waffles

  1. First, add the chickpeas in your food processor.
    Add the onion, garlic, parsley, tahini, and baking powder.
    Season with salt, pepper, cumin seeds, coriander, and cayenne pepper. Add the egg whites.
  2. Blend until smooth. Add the flour, water, and blend until the ingredients combine.
  3. Next, spray your waffle machine with a bit of olive oil. Spoon the batter over the waffle iron. Cook the waffles according to the waffle iron’s settings. You should obtain around 4 waffles.
  4. For the fried chicken, start with the coating mix. Add the flour in a bowl. Season with za’atar, cayenne pepper, sumac, and salt.
  5. Add the egg whites in a separate bowl.
    Coat the chicken strips with the egg whites and flour mix.
  6. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over high heat. Add the chicken strips and cook them until golden and crispy.
  7. Serve the chicken on top of the hummus waffles. You can serve them with tahini and chives.

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