Chicken Club Sliders with Mini Waffle Buns


2 prepared Golden Malted® Belgian Waffles or 8 prepared Mini Waffles
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves*
¼ tsp. kosher salt, divided
¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
3 Tbsp. mayonnaise
1 ripe peeled avocado, coarsely mashed (optional)
4 pieces green leaf lettuce
2 plum tomatoes, each cut into 6 slices
4 slices sharp cheddar cheese
4 slices center-cut bacon, cooked and drained


Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle chicken evenly with ⅛ tsp. salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan and sautè 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan and let stand 5 minutes. Slide.
Combine remaining ⅛ teaspoon salt, juice, mayonnaise and avocado in a small bowl. Stir until well blended. Spread approximately 3 Tbsp. avocado mixture over each mini or Belgian waffle quarter. Top each waffle with 1 lettuce leaf, 1 chicken breast half, 3 tomato slices, 1 cheese slice and 1 bacon slice.
*May be done with any protein, grilled or fried.