Chicken & Waffle Devilish Eggs

Feb 8, 2023All Recipes

These unctuous devilled eggs are over the top with well-balanced flavours. They’re guaranteed
to make an impressive entrance at your next cocktail party.

Makes: 12 servings

Honey-Thyme Syrup
• 1 cup (250 mL) water
• 1 cup (250 mL) honey
• 3 sprigs of fresh thyme
• 1-inch piece of peeled ginger
• 1 tbsp (15 mL) Sriracha sauce

To prepare the syrup, heat a small saucepan with water and honey over medium- high
heat, add thyme, ginger, and bring to a boil. Stir and lower to simmer for 15 minutes or until
the syrup thickens to coat the back of a spoon, add Sriracha and stir, remove from heat.
Remove and discard thyme, ginger.

Tip: You may simply add thyme sprigs to 2 cups of maple syrup overnight in an airtight
container. Remove sprigs before serving.

Ingredients
• 2 tsp (10 mL) fine sea salt
• 2 tsp (10 mL) white vinegar
• 6 Ontario Eggs
• 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) mayonnaise with olive oil
• 2 tsp (10 mL) Dijon mustard
• 1 Tbsp (15 mL) sour cream or crema
• 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon juice
• Salt to taste
• 1 or 2 crispy fried-boneless chicken thighs (store bought optional)
• 1 or 2 store bought waffle (any flavour) cut into 12 triangular pieces
• Smoked paprika for garnishing
• Crispy fried collard greens or kale (1-inch pieces) for garnishing

 

  1. Heat a wide-bottom 3-quart (3L) pot over medium-high heat, add salt and vinegar (to assist
    with removing eggshells easily after boiling). Add eggs, bring water to a boil, remove the pot from heat and let eggs stand covered, for 18 to 23 minutes (depending on the size of the eggs). Drain off the water and run cold water over the eggs until they feel cool to the touch.
  1. Remove eggshells and discard. Cut eggs in half on a cutting board, gently remove yolks
    without compromising the shape of the eggs, place the yolks in another medium bowl. Mash
    the yolks with a potato masher or fork to fine grains of yolks.
  1. Add mayonnaise, Dijon, sour cream, lemon juice and whisk until smooth and creamy. Season
    with salt to taste and whisk again. Add the yolk mixture to a piping bag with a star-tip fitted (or
    use a tablespoon) and pipe the mixture into the centre of the eggs, transfer to a platter.
  1. Cut the chicken thighs into 12 bite-size pieces, add on top of the waffles, use a toothpick to
    secure off-centre on the eggs, drizzle with syrup, garnish with paprika, collard or kale and serve.

Source: Chef Raquel Fox (islandgurlfoods.com)

More Recipes from Island Gurl Foods

Caribbean Three Milk Cake

Caribbean Three Milk Cake 1 ½ cups (375 mL) local Ontario Milk 1Tbsp (15 mL) Ontario Butter, softened 1 Tbsp (15 mL) All-purpose flour, for dusting 2 cups (500 mL) All Purpose flour ¼ tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder ½ cup (125...

Blackened Rainbow Trout with Strawberry Salsa

Get your pan sizzling hot for this sweet rainbow trout spicy makeover. Paired with a sweet, tart and crunchy Strawberry Salsa, for a go-to fast weekday meal. Leftover salsa would be delicious tossed with greens or spooned over...

Tropical Mango Cheesecake

Mango is hands-down my favourite fruit. With nuances of orange, peach and melon, it’s like no other fruit. Ripe Kent, Palmer or any other type of non-fibrous mangoes are preferred for this bright and citrusy cheesecake. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS Crust 4 cups (1 L) honey...

MAD MAC & CHEESE PLEASE!!!!!

Mad Mac & CheeseBahamian mac and cheese (aka macaroni) is the most rich,luscious and cheesy baked dish. Every family takes pride in theirrecipe. However, my girlfriend, Maddie, makes the most illustriousmacaroni in the Bahamas. I’ve added a few ingredients to put...

Pigeon Peas & Dumpling Soup!!!

No better way to shake the winter blues than diving into a bowl of this luscious, protein rich soup filled with yummy dumplings! Follow me as I guide you step by step, and instruct you on how to make this wonderful recipe from my childhood. Watch my video...

Mexican Turkey Tortilla Soup

Turkey takes a Mexican twist here.  Use your leftover turkey to create this flavourful festive soup.  Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: about 30 minutes Serves 6 2 tbsp (25 mL)        vegetable oil 2        ...

Carrot Cake Smoothie Bowl

All the flavours of carrot cake in a bowl for breakfast! Choose your favourite toppings or stick to the traditional walnuts, pumpkin seeds and finely chopped apples. Freeze Greek yogurt in an ice cube tray to make it cold and slushy.  Preparation Time: 5 minutes...

Bircher Muesli

Oats are soaked beforehand instead of cooked in the morning, making it an ideal healthy breakfast for time-starved cooks. While the recipe originates in Switzerland, it makes use of Ontario’s apples, honey or maple syrup and calcium-rich dairy. Preparation Time: 5...

Roasted Sweet Potato and Beet Sunflower Salad

This salad of sunny-coloured vegetables with Ontario sweet potatoes and beets, tossed with an enticing sunflower butter dressing, brightens up a winter day. Roast the vegetables and whisk up the dressing the night before and you’ve the makings of a lunch. Preparation...

Chicken Vegetable Curry

This mild green curry lends itself very well to the rich roasted turkey when combined with some fresh vegetables and light coconut milk. Serve over rice. Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: about 30 minutes  Serves 4  2 tsp (10 mL) vegetable oil 3...

Banh Mi (Vietnamese Chicken Sandwiches)

A “street food” staple in Vietnam, originally eaten at breakfast, now enjoyed any time of the day. The baguette is from the influence of the French Colonial era. Preparation Time: about 30 minutes Marinating Time: 30 minutes or up to 4 hours Cooking Time:  30...

Layered Mixed Vegetable Gratin

Rich and comforting, this satisfying gratin goes equally well with both roasts and stews. Carrots can be substituted for parsnips so you have a nice layer of contrasting orange colour through the middle. Preparation Time:  30 minutes Cooking Time: 90 minutes...

Curried Turkey Pot Pie

An unctuous pot pie recipe with lean, tender turkey and vegetables in a delectable curry-coconut cream chowder. Preparation Time:   25 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes...

Apple Ginger Puddings with Lemon Sauce

A baked dessert in less than five minutes? You bet. These individual steamed puddings are nice served warm; however they can be made ahead. A quick reheat in the microwave will warm them up. Preparation Time: 15 minutesCooking Time:  5 minutes Serves 6...