Serve up a traditional southern meal in six easy steps.
Make waffle batter
Whisk together flour, egg and milk. Add shredded cheddar cheese and chopped chives. Stir to combine.
Pour waffle batter into a preheated waffle maker.
On a rimmed baking sheet, season chicken with kosher salt.
Coat chicken with flour mixture
Combine flour with a dash of paprika. Add chicken and toss to coat thoroughly.
Put coated chicken in the basket of a deep fryer and lower the basket into the fryer.
Plate a warm waffle and top with fried chicken. Drizzle maple syrup on top and sprinkle on additional chives.