chick'n & waffle sammies w/ jalapeno jelly

chick’n & waffle sammies w/ jalapeno jelly

yield: serves 8

chick’n & waffle sammies w/ jalapeno jelly

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Jalapeno Jelly

  • 6 oz dried plums
  • 1/4 cup chopped jalapeno peppers (seeds included)
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cupwater


  • 1 pkg 7-grain crispy tenders
  • 8 frozen waffles (or vegan option)
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 8 slicesred onion
  • 8 sprigscilantro

chick’n & waffle sammies w/ jalapeno jelly


In a small pot with a lid, add dried plums, chopped jalapenos, apple cider vinegar, chia seeds and water.Bring ingredients to a boil, turn down heat to simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent jelly from settling on the bottom. Remove from heat and cool in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

When ready to use, take out jelly and using an immersion blender or blender cup puree jelly to create a smooth consistency.This will yield approximately 1 1/4 cups of jelly.

Thirty minutes before you are ready to serve, turn oven on to 430* F.

Once preheated, place Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tenders on a baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes. While cooking, place vegan waffles in the toaster on high heat until lightly crispy.

Being assembling sandwiches now. Cut a waffle in half, lather both sides with 1/2 tablespoon of jelly each. Place one Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tender on top, adding a slice of tomato, red onion and sprig of cilantro. Top with remaining waffle slice.

*This recipe was created by Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RD, CLT, of Shaw’s Simple Swaps!*