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Convenience Seasoned Coating Mix for Meat, Fish, and Poultry

Part of Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes

Originally prepared by Nellie Hedstrom, Extension nutrition specialist
Revised and updated by Statewide Nutrition and Physical Activity Educator Kate Yerxa

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Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes provides recipes for master convenience mixes that you can make and keep on hand. These mixes are healthier and less expensive than the packaged convenience mixes you buy in the store, and allow you to control the amount of fat, sodium, sugar and additives in your foods without sacrificing the convenience of a mix. There are 15 master convenience mixes, each with recipes you can make from the mix:

  1. All-Purpose Convenience Mix
  2. Whole Wheat Convenience Mix
  3. Corn Bread Convenience Mix
  4. Rolled Oats Convenience Mix
  5. Hot Cocoa Convenience Mix
  6. Convenience Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix
  7. Convenience Taco Seasoning Mix
  8. Convenience Chili Seasoning Mix
  9. Convenience Meat Loaf or Meatball Seasoning Mix
  10. Convenience Seasoning Mixes For Rice
  11. Convenience Seasoned Coating Mix for Meat, Fish, and Poultry
  12. Convenience Seasoned Cornmeal Coating Mix for Meat, Fish, and Poultry
  13. Convenience Salt-Free Seasoning Mix
  14. Basic Oil and Vinegar Dressing Mix
  15. High-Fiber Convenience Snack Mix

Convenience Seasoned Coating Mix for Meat, Fish, and Poultry

Convenience Seasoned Coating Mix for Meat, Fish, and Poultry Food Nutrition Facts Label

Makes 3 cups of seasoned coating mix or 4 packages.

2 cups fine bread crumbs
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning

1/2 cup white or whole wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons margarine
1 tablespoon paprika

Combine dry ingredients. Cut in margarine thoroughly. Store whole recipe in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator or measure 3/4-cup portions into plastic bags with twist ties or other small, airtight containers in the refrigerator.

To use coating: Place 3/4 cup seasoned coating mix in a brown paper or plastic bag. Add a cutlet, fish, chop, a piece of chicken, or other meat to bag and shake until coated. Bake or fry as desired.


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