Chicken Cauliflower Chaffles

Chicken cauliflower chaffles are a delightful twist on traditional waffles, featuring a savory blend of chicken, cauliflower, cheese, and eggs. With minimal prep time, these chaffles are the perfect solution for a quick and satisfying breakfast or lunch. They can even be meal prepped in advance, allowing for easy grab-and-go options throughout the week.

Enjoy the convenience of this low-carb and keto-friendly recipe, packed with protein and flavor, to fuel your day with a nutritious and delicious meal.

Chicken chaffles served on a white plate topped with scallions, top down view.

How to make Chicken Cauliflower Chaffles?


  1. Combine eggs, diced chicken, cauliflower rice, grated garlic, soy sauce, black pepper and white pepper into a mixing bowl.
  2. Preheat a mini-waffle iron and pour the chicken chaffle batter inside. Cook for 3-4 minutes until browned and repeat for any other chaffles you are making. Garnish with green onions or scallions.

Extra Flavors

Looking to add some spice? Some hot sauce goes great with it!

What ingredients do I need to make chicken chaffle?


  • Chicken – boneless and skinless chicken thigh. Can substitute with chicken breast if preferred.
  • Garlic Clove – grated garlic.
  • Mozzarella Cheese – pre-shredded cheese found at grocery stores. Can also use cheddar cheese.
  • Soy Sauce – low-sodium Soy Sauce preferred. Can also use tamari for gluten-free and coconut aminos for keto.
  • Black Pepper – ground.
  • White Pepper – ground.
  • Green Onions – freshly chopped and used for garnish and flavor.

What are chaffles?

Chaffles get their name from waffles made from a base of cheese and eggs. They do not contain any wheat flour which makes them a healthier low carb and keto-friendly alternative.

Since chaffles are plain tasting by themselves, recipes are enhanced with additional low-carb ingredients giving you a variety of different types of chaffles from savory to dessert variations.Chaffles are very versatile and the base can be used for sandwiches, buns, pizza, breakfast, lunches, and desserts.

Chicken chaffles served on a white plate topped with scallions, top down view.

How to store chaffles?

It’s best to place them in an airtight container or ziplock bag and place them in the freezer. Reheat the in the microwave for an easy keto breakfast on the go!

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Chicken chaffles served on a white plate topped with scallions, side view.

Watch How To Make It

Chicken chaffles served on a white plate topped with scallions, top down view.

Chicken Cauliflower Chaffle

Indulge in the savory goodness of Chicken Cauliflower Chaffles, a delightful low-carb and keto-friendly alternative. With diced chicken, cauliflower rice, and a crispy texture, these chicken chaffles are a filling and satisfying meal. Perfect for breakfast or lunch.
5 from 4 votes
Course: Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: Chicken Cauliflower Chaffle
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Servings: 3 Waffles
Print Recipe
Calories: 159kcal



  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Dice chicken thigh into 1/4" x 1/4" cubes and set aside.
  • Grind garlic with a grinder or a garlic press and set side.
  • In a small mixing bowl, beat egg and then mix in diced chicken, cauliflower rice, garlic, Soy Sauce and a dash of black pepper and White Pepper. Once all ingredients are mixed, set aside.
  • Plug-in Dash Mini Waffle Maker to pre-heat.
  • Place about 1/8 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese on to the Dash Mini Waffle Maker, followed by ~1/3 of the egg mixture (enough to cover the iron) and another 1/8 cup of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese on top. Close lid and cook for 3 - 4 minutes. Repeat for as many waffles you are making.
  • While waiting for the chaffles to cook, slice/chop green onions and set aside. Once chaffles are done, sprinkle chopped green onions on top and enjoy!


Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 268IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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  1. This post and recipe for the Chicken Chaffle is somehow inspiring me to create an Egg Foo Young-esque chaffle…….MIND BLOWN!!!

    • LowCarbingAsian

      Hey Natalie! I actually didn’t know those were called Foo Young Esque! Good to know that they work well as a Chaffle and might have to look into myself!

  2. Is that cooked or raw chicken?

  3. hi this looks amazing! is the cauliflower rice already cooked/steamed, or are you using it raw? thanks – 🙂

    • LowCarbingAsian

      Hey Laura! The cauliflower is actually frozen when mixed and the chicken is from thaw. Let us know if there’s any other questions!

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