Homemade Shake and Bake
Homemade Shake and Bake is quick and easy to prepare, and stores well in your pantry, for an effortless homemade meal whenever life gets busy!
- 1 ½ cups unseasoned breadcrumbs
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons paprika
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
- ¼ teaspoon dried basil
- ¼ teaspoon celery powder
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 2 tablespoons cooking oil (divided)
Combine breadcrumbs with herbs and seasonings. Store in an airtight bag or container until needed.
Use ½ cup of the breadcrumb coating per 2 pounds of meat you wish to bread.
Add 2 teaspoons of cooking oil per ½ cup of the coating into a gallon bag and combine together by rubbing the outside of the bag with your fingers.
Moisten meat with a little water and add meat to the bag. Seal it shut and shake to evenly coat the meat.
Baked chicken nuggets - Bake the breaded nuggets at 425 degrees for 8-10 minutes.Baked chicken breasts - Bake the breaded chicken breasts at 400 degrees for 20 minutes, depending on thickness of the chicken. Bone-in Chicken - Bake the chicken pieces at 400 degrees for 45 minutes.Bake boneless pork chops - Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Once again this is dependent on the thickness of the chops.