chick'n & waffle sammies w/ 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
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!*