chicken and waffle tots with maple syrup on a plate

April: Chicken and Waffle Tots

A delicious brunch dish where sweet meets savory.

Featured for April in our 2022 UniPro calendar.

When it comes to a brunch menu, you can’t go wrong with chicken and waffles. The southern inspired dish is a popular menu item at many breakfast spots around the country. Now, Ore-Ida is taking this popular combination to a whole new level with their new recipe: Chicken & Waffle Tots.

In this chicken and tater tot waffle dish, crispy, golden Ore-Ida tater tots are pressed into a waffle iron and topped with flavorful fried chicken tenders. A maple syrup drizzle adds a touch of sweetness and perfectly blends with the savory elements of the dish.

Ore-Ida® Tater Tots (Thawed) 20-26 tots
Chicken Tenders, breaded 4 pieces
Maple Syrup, warm 2 oz.


      1. Thaw Ore-Ida® Tater Tots in refrigerator overnight.
      2. Heat waffle iron.
      3. Arrange thawed Ore-Ida® Tater Tots on hot waffle iron. Be sure to cover all exposed surfaces, close top of iron down and press firmly, cook approximately 7-9 minutes or until crisp.
      4. While Ore-Ida® Tater Tots are cooking in the waffle iron; prepare breaded chicken tenders according to package directions.
      5. Place crispy Ore-Ida® Tater Tot waffle on serving plate, top with breaded chicken tenders and drizzle with warm maple syrup.