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Homemade Shake and Bake Recipe

I have more than just a homemade shake and bake recipe from scratch, check out more homemade recipes at the end of the page.

This recipe produces succulent and moist chicken, pork and fish.  You may personalize these recipes to suite your taste.

How to Make Shake and Bake from Scratch for Chicken, Pork or Fish #MissHomemade

Shake and Bake Recipe


This is my pork chop, fish and chicken basic coating recipe. If you have more then a couple chops or chicken double the recipe.

Save money today by making your own coating mix.

3/4 cup fine bread crumbs
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
1/4 tsp red pepper, optional

Mix all ingredients in a resealable bag. Add the fish, pork or chicken in the bag after dipping the pieces in an egg and milk mixture. “Shake it.” Place in a shallow pan and “bake it.” This recipe will coat 6 pounds of meat. Store mix in an airtight container.

Shake and Bake Fish: Add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp dill weed
Shake and Bake Chicken: Add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp tarragon
Shake and Bake Pork Chops: Add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp sage

This recipe is going to save you major money and calories. Calories? Yes, because the chicken tastes like it was fried – but you baked it.

Now that you have the Shake and Bake recipe, I’ve included the easy steps on how to bake with it.


For this recipe, you need to add 1/4 tsp of tarragon to the above recipe.

3 lbs chicken (legs, breasts, thighs)
Shake and Bake coating, recipe above

PREHEAT oven to 450 degrees.

Place seasoning in a large resealable bag and add chicken parts in a bag and shake until well coated.

Place chicken in a 9×13 inch baking dish (or baking sheet) in the preheated oven. Place chicken in the baking dish skin side down and bake for 20 minutes. Turn pieces and bake another 20 minutes until tender and juices run clear.

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