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BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE with Katie Lynch and BRIGHT STAR's Lizzie Klemperer


BroadwayWorld is thrilled to add to our roster of exclusive talent and programing, Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch. Come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up in this new cooking show. See your favorite stars out of their element as they whip up dishes inspired by their Broadway show. Watch what happens when these actors trade belting for baking!

Today, we are excited to bring you the latest episode, featuring Bright Star's Lizzie Klemperer!

Klemperer's credits include: A Christmas Story, The Most Happy Fella, Fiorello! Tours: The Addams Family, Little House on the Prairie. Regional: The Music Man(Marian), Les Miserables (Eponine), Hair (Crissy), Big River (Mary Jane). Proud University of Michigan graduate.

Bright Star Chicken and Waffles



-2 large chicken breasts
-1 stick of butter
-1 Cup Flour
-1 Cup Panko Breadcrumbs
-2 Eggs
-1 tsp salt
-Pepper to taste
-Cayenne Pepper to taste


-2 Cups flour
-1 3/4 milk
-2 eggs
-1 stick melted butter
-1 TBSP sugar
-4 tsp baking powder
-1 TBSP vanilla
-1/4 tsp salt


-Cut 2 chicken breasts into small pieces.

-In a large zip lock bag combine flour, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Add chicken pieces and shake until all chicken is coated with flour mixture.

-Scramble 2 eggs and place in bowl. Place breadcrumbs in bowl.

-Take each piece of chicken and cover with eggs then breadcrumbs.

-Place stick of butter in pan and melt in the oven just until sizzling. Be careful not to burn the butter.

-Place breaded chicken in pan.

-Bake at 425F for 5 minutes. Take out and flip chicken. Bake for another 5-10minutes depending on the thickness of your chicken pieces.

-Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

-Add milk, eggs, melted butter and vanilla.

-Make waffles in a waffle maker as crispy as desired.

-Cut into 4 pieces.

-Stack waffle and chicken together with a tooth pick.

-Finish with ranch dressing and enjoy like a true North Carolina native!

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Katie Lynch, a native to Raleigh, NC was born with a spatula in one hand and a fork in the other. A self proclaimed foodie (read more...)