Waffle Churro Bites with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

The best of both worlds! 

Serves: 2-4
Time: 30 minutes
Recipe by: Thando Manyoni


2 cups flour 
5 tbsp granulated sugar 
1 tbsp baking powder 
A pinch of salt 
2 eggs 
5 tbsp butter, melted and cooled slightly 
1 ¾ cups clover fresh milk 
1 tsp vanilla paste 

Cinnamon sugar:
¼ granulated sugar 
1 tbsp cinnamon 
2 tbsp butter, melted 

Chocolate sauce:
½ cup cream 
½ dark chocolate drops  

Fresh berries, optional 


In a saucepan on medium heat, pour in the chicken stock, ginger and garlic. Simmer the mixture and reduce until half. Add the green tea and egg noodles and simmer for until the noodles are cooked. Season to taste. In a pan, drizzle oil and sauté the broccoli until slightly charred, transfer to a bowl and set aside. In the same pan, cook the chicken until golden and season with salt and pepper. Once the chicken is cooked add the chilies and sauce, and sauté for a few more minutes until sticky. Dish the broth and noodles into a bowls, topped with the broccoli and chicken. Finish off with the fresh coriander and enjoy with a glass of Manhattan ice tea! 

Chefs Tip: This recipe can be made in advance by simply making double the batch of waffles and freezing them. When the craving hits, you can pop them in the toaster or reheat in the oven.