Sara Noel

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Here's a simple but tasty recipe for a homemade breaded chicken coating.

Homemade Chicken Coating

1 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup flour
2 teaspoons onion powder or dried minced onion
2 teaspoons dried minced celery
2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Mix all ingredients and store in an airtight container.

To use:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Gently beat 1/2 cup milk and 1 egg together in a bowl.
Wash and pat dry chicken.
Fill a bag with 1 cup of the coating mix.
Dip each piece of chicken into the milk-egg mixture and then drop a piece of chicken into the bag and shake.
Let pieces dry thoroughly before baking.

Place chicken on a shallow, lightly greased baking dish and bake for 45 minutes or until tender.

Sara Noel is a freelance writer and the Editor/Publisher of both FrugalVillage.com and of HomesteadGarden.com. Visit both these sites for information on getting back to basics through frugality, gardening, lost arts, simplicity, and natural family living.

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