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Peanut-Cilantro Ground Chicken and Waffles

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

Since sloppy joes, Thai food, and chicken and waffles are all family favorites at my house, I decided to mix all three to create a tasty dish. The crunchy slaw with Asian peanut dressing adds crunch and flavor. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois
Peanut-Cilantro Ground Chicken and Waffles Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro, divided
  • 6 tablespoons teriyaki sauce, divided
  • 3 tablespoons chili sauce, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/3 cup canned coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 frozen or homemade waffles
  • Sliced green onions, optional

Directions

  1. Place peanut butter, 1/4 cup cilantro, 4 tablespoons teriyaki sauce, 1 tablespoon chili sauce and lime juice in a food processor; process until combined. Place coleslaw mix in a large bowl; add peanut butter mixture. Toss to coat; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, cook chicken over medium heat until no longer pink, 6-8 minutes, breaking it into crumbles; drain. Stir in coconut milk, ginger, garlic powder, remaining 1/4 cup cilantro and remaining 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce. Cook and stir until heated through.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare waffles according to package directions. Top waffles with chicken mixture and coleslaw. If desired, sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 314 calories, 17g fat (5g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 1046mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 18g protein.

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