Chicken and Waffles Nachos

March Madness meets food madness. And by food madness, I mean artery-clogging, finger-licking, double-dipping Chicken and Waffles Nachos. I'm on a nacho run, so get ready for a few more, but for today we are doing this one. To start, the waffles are savory and flavored with a Parmesan and cheddar cheese blend. Yeah, I could have gone wild and thrown in all kinds of seasonings to give these savory waffles some added layers of flavor, but I didn't want the waffles to compete with the bacon, cheese sauce, or the deep-fried popcorn chicken. And of course to finish it all off, I gave it a quick drizzle of Sriracha for some heat. For a quick shortcut, I used popcorn chicken from one of my favorite places, but by all means, feel free to make it from scratch. If you go the route I did, you'll be that much closer to eating. An important thing when you have a hungry house of boys (myself included). The result of this is the ultimate compliment—clean plates, big smiles and full bellies.

To assemble: Quarter waffles and cover bottom of plate. Pour three-quarters of the cheese sauce on top and layer with bacon and popcorn chicken. Drizzle remaining cheese on top of chicken and...


  • Waffles
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cups room temperature milk
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled to warm
  • 1½ cups cheddar cheese
  • ½ Parmesan cheese
  • Cheese Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1½ cups sharp cheddar cheese
  • 7 slices cooked bacon
  • 3 cups popcorn chicken
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha, or more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons scallions

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