"Chicken" N' Waffles

Team: Oak Street Chefs

Host School: Boys and Girls Club of Burlington

Age Group: Middle School


"Chicken" Southern Fried Seitan

2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt

2 Teaspoons Onion Powder

2 Teaspoons Garlic Powder

1 Teaspoon Cayenne pepper

1 Teaspoon Black pepper

1/2 Cup Mustard

1 Cup Water

1 Tablespoon Baking Powder

3 Cups Flour

2 pounds Seitan


2 Eggs

2 Cups Buttermilk

1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract

8 Tablespoons Unsalted Melted Butter

2 Cups Flour

2 Tablespoons Sugar

2 Teaspoons Baking Powder

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt


2 Tablespoons Sunflower Oil

2 Tablespoons Peeled Garlic

1 Cup Vidalia Onion

1 Cup Celery

1 Cup Carrot

1 Cup Sweet Potato

64 Ounces Vegetable Stock

1 Tablespoon Tamari

3 Tablespoons Fresh Parsley

2 Tablespoons Fresh Rosemary

2 Tablespoons Fresh Thyme

Whole Wheat Flour As Needed

Preparation Instructions



1. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the salt, onion powder, garlic powder, flour, black pepper, and cayenne.

2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the mustard and water. Add 1/3 cup of the flour mixture to the mustard mixture and combine well.

3. Add baking powder to the remaining flour mixture and combine well.

4.Coat pieces of seitan with the mustard batter, then coat each piece with the remaining dry flour mixture.

5. Place in Air Fryer and follow manufacturers instructions for cooking until golden brown and crisp.


1. In a medium sized mixing bowl, whisk together eggsm buttermilk, melted butter, and vanilla.

2. In a seperate bowl whisk together the dry ingredients.

3. Combine the wet and dry ingredients, stirring until nearly smooth; a few small lumps may remain.

4. Spray your waffle iron with a non-stick cooking spray. Cook waffles according to the manufacturer's instructions.


1. In a sauce pot, on medium heat, saute garlic, onion, carrot, celery, and sweet potato in oil for about 2 minures.

2. Add vegetable stock and bring to a simmer.

3. Simmer until vegetables are al dente, about 10 minutes,

4. Thicken gravy with wheat flour until nice and thiccc. Add a dash of tamari.

5. Finish with chopped herbs