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Green Hong Kong Egg Waffles & Crispy Chicken

Chef Chris Santos
A green dish recipe where Asian street food meets a southern american classic courtesy of Vandal by TAO group and Chef Chris Santos
Course Street Food
Cuisine Global Street Cuisine
Servings 1


Hong Kong Waffle

  • 1.5 lbs AP flour
  • 6 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 20 oz. milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 12 oz. water
  • 7 oz. butter
  • 2 oz. Thai Basil
  • 2 oz. parsley
  • 2 tbsp kaffir lime powder

Chicken Breast

  • Chicken breast
  • light soy sauce
  • flour
  • eggs
  • panko

Tonkatsu Sauce

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 4 oz. oyseter sauce
  • 6.5 oz. worcestershire sauce
  • 3 oz. sugar

Sesame Kewpi

  • 1 cup Kewpi mayo
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame oil
  • 1 oz. water

Sriiracha Drizzle

  • 1 cup sriracha
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  • 1 ea. Waffle
  • 1 ea. 4 oz. chicken cutlet
  • .75 oz. tonkatsu sauce
  • .25 oz. sesame kewpi
  • .25 oz. sriracha drizzle
  • .25 oz chopped scallions.


Hong Kong Waffle

  • Combine 10 oz. water with sugar and butter in small sauce pan and put on low heat to melt butter and sugar.
  • Combine flour, baking powder,Kaffir lime powder and salt in a mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Make a well in the center and put eggs and milk. In a blender place the parsley, thai basil and the remaining 2 oz. of water.
  • Blend well till a smooth puree is formed and a bright green color.
  • Add water, sugar and butter mixture to mixing bowl and stir batter well. Add the thai basil and parsley puree at the end. Each waffle is 3/4 cup of batter.
  • Cook in 200 degree waffle iron for 4.5 minutes

Chicken Breast

  • Butterfly the chicken breast and pound thin with mallet.
  • Cut into 4 oz. pieces. Bread with flour, eggs and panko crumbs coating thoroughly.
  • Fry chicken in 350 degree fryer.

Tonkatsu Sauce

  • Combine all ingredients.

Sesame Kewpi

  • Combine well.

Sriracha Drizzle

  • Combine sriracha and rice vinegar in a blender. Emulsify with olive oil and place in squeeze bottle

All ingredients

  • Slice chicken and place on top of waffle. Drizzle with the three sauces and top with chopped scallions. Served in a large black matte bowl.