Mama Laverne’S Chicken And Waffles Recipe


Mama Laverne's Chicken and Waffles is a classic Southern dish that combines the savory flavors of fried chicken with the sweet and fluffy goodness of waffles. This dish is perfect for brunch or dinner and is sure to satisfy your cravings. The crispy chicken paired with the soft and fluffy waffles creates a delightful contrast of textures and flavors. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to indulge in this mouthwatering dish!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 4 waffles
  • Maple syrup, for serving


  1. In a large bowl, combine the buttermilk, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  2. Add the chicken breasts to the buttermilk mixture, making sure they are fully coated. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight for best results.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine the flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  4. Remove the chicken breasts from the buttermilk mixture, allowing any excess liquid to drip off.
  5. Dredge the chicken breasts in the flour mixture, pressing gently to adhere the flour to the chicken.
  6. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  7. Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  8. Remove the chicken from the skillet and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain