General Tso’s Crispy Chicken & Waffles

Crispy whole grain battered chicken bites tossed in a sweet ‘n spicy Asian sauce and served over a toasted whole grain waffle alongside a chopped sesame-scallion cole slaw.

General Tso’s Crispy Chicken & Waffles

General Tso’s Crispy Chicken & Waffles K-12

Ingredients

Serves
10 each (1 chicken & waffle plate per serving)

General Tso’s Crispy Chicken & Waffles

5 C. (approx. 48.30 oz.)

Sesame-Scallion Cole Slaw (see sub-recipe)

10 ea.

Whole Grain Waffles, 4" Square, 1.39-oz.

7 ½ C. (approx. 30 oz.)
10 oz. (approx. 1 C.)

Tyson® General Tso’s Sauce, thawed

2 1/2 Tbsp. (approx. 0.15 oz.)

Scallions, Fresh, thinly sliced

Sesame-Scallion Cole Slaw

10 C. (approx. 26.65 oz.)

Tri-Colored Cole Slaw Vegetable Blend, Chopped

1 C. (approx. 8.20 oz.)

Mayonnaise, Light

2/3 C. (approx. 5.45 oz.)

Mayonnaise, Fat Free

3/8 C. (approx. 3.35 oz.)

Cider Vinegar

3/8 C. (approx. 1.65 oz.)

Scallions, Fresh, sliced

2 Tbsp. (approx. 1.10 oz.)

Soy Sauce, Light

1 Tbsp. (approx. 0.85 oz.)

Lime Juice, Bottled

1 Tbsp. (approx. 0.50 oz.)

Toasted Sesame Oil

3 1/2 tsp. (approx. 0.50 oz.)

Granulated Sugar

3 1/2 tsp.

Toasted Sesame Seeds

3/4 tsp.

Ground Black Pepper

1/2 tsp.

Granulated Garlic

1/2 tsp.

Ground Dried Ginger

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Directions

General Tso’s Crispy Chicken & Waffles

  1. Prepare the Sesame-Scallion Cole Slaw the day of service by following the provided sub-recipe.
  2. Arrange the breaded dark meat chunks on a parchment lined sheet pan that’s been coated in non-stick spray. Heat the pan of chicken uncovered in a preheated 425°F convection oven for 10-12 minutes or until the minimum internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  3. Heat the whole grain waffles according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  4. Mix the heated chicken chunks in a mixing bowl with the room temperature General Tso’s sauce and gently toss together until the chicken is evenly coated in sauce.
  5. When ready to build the chicken & waffle plates, arrange the following components into individual paper boats, going from bottom to top: - Heated Whole Grain Waffle: 1-each - General Tso’s Sauced Chicken Chunks: 4-ounces (3/4-cup), arranged atop the middle of the waffle - Prepared Sesame-Scallion Cole Slaw: 1/2-cup (4.80-ounces), arranged into 4-oz portion cups and served aside the chicken & waffles.
  6. Garnish the chicken with 3/4-teaspoon of sliced scallions and serve immediately.

Sesame-Scallion Cole Slaw

  1. Combine all the ingredients EXCEPT the cole slaw vegetable blend and whisk together until combined well. Next, gently mix in the chopped cole slaw vegetable blend until thoroughly combined.