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This homemade shake and bake recipe is super easy to make. Whether you’re trying to save money or just don’t have any shake and bake on hand, you’ll find this shake and bake recipe useful! We’ve also included recipes for barbecue and gluten free shake and bake and recipes for things to make with it! You can find this recipe in our Dining On A Dime Cookbook on page 304.

This homemade shake and bake recipe is super easy to make. Whether you're trying to save money or just don't have any shake and bake on hand, you'll find this shake and bake recipe useful! We've also included recipes for barbecue and gluten free shake and bake and recipes for things to make with it!

Homemade Shake and Bake Recipe

4 cups flour
4 cups soda crackers, crushed
4 Tbsp. salt
2 Tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. onion powder
3 Tbsp. paprika
1/4 cup vegetable oil

Mix well and store indefinitely in the refrigerator in a covered container.

Note: If you don’t have time to make homemade shake and bake, you would still save a lot to buy the store brand and then using it with these same recipes rather than eating out! You’ll still save time and money not eating out.

 

Watch our homemade shake and bake video on YouTube here.

 

Homemade Shake and Bake Chicken Recipe

Homemade Shake and Bake Chicken Recipe

4 pieces of chicken
2 cups homemade shake and bake

Moisten the chicken pieces with milk or water. Pour about 2 cups mixture, or more if needed, into a plastic bag. Place chicken pieces, one at a time, in the bag and shake until evenly coated. Bake coated chicken pieces in a greased shallow pan at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes. Discard plastic bag with unused coating. DO NOT reuse extra coating that has come into contact with raw chicken!

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Homemade Shake and Bake Pork Chops

4 pork chops
2 cups shake and bake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place 1 pork chop at a time in bag, with 2 cups of shake and bake. Shake to coat the whole pork chop. Place in a greased baking pan. Take any leftover shake and bake that is in the bag and spread it over top the pork chops. This gives it extra coating. Bake in preheated oven for 45-50 minutes.

 

Homemade Shake and Bake Chicken Nuggets

2 chicken breasts, cut into nugget sized pieces
2 cups homemade shake and bake

Moisten the chicken pieces with milk or water. Pour about 2 cups mixture, or more if needed, into a plastic bag. Place chicken pieces, one at a time, in the bag and shake until evenly coated. Bake coated chicken pieces in a greased shallow pan at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes. Discard plastic bag with unused coating. DO NOT reuse extra coating that has come into contact with raw chicken!

 

Homemade Shake and Bake Potatoes Recipe

Homemade Shake and Bake Potatoes Recipe

10-12 medium potatoes
1/4 cup oil of choice (olive or canola)
1 package dry ranch dressing mix or dry Italian dressing mix 
1 cup homemade shake and bake

Preheat oven to 450F. Wash  and dry potatoes.  Cut potatoes int 1 inch cubes. Place potatoes in a large bowl or gallon-size bag and drizzle with olive oil.  Toss or stir well until potatoes are coated with the oil. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and stir together. Add dry ingredients to potatoes. Shake in the bag or stir in the bowl until all potatoes are coated with the seasoning mix.

Place on a baking sheet (at least a 10×15 sized) 45 minutes at 450, stirring and flipping potatoes halfway through. Remove from oven, salt to taste and serve.  Potatoes should be light and golden brown when they are finished. Bake time may vary depending on the size of potatoes.  Makes 10 servings.

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Homemade Shake and Bake Recipe - Gluten Free

Homemade Shake and Bake Recipe – Gluten Free

4 cups almond flour
2 Tbsp. salt
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
1 Tbsp. paprika

Mix well and store indefinitely in a covered container.

 

Shake and Bake Recipe with Brussels Sprouts And Apples

Shake and Bake Recipe with Brussels Sprouts And Apples

4 pieces of chicken or pork chops
2 cups homemade shake and bake
milk
1 pound brussels sprouts, halved
1 apple, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
3 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. dried rosemary
1/4 tsp. dried sage
salt and pepper, to taste

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
In a large bowl, combine brussels sprouts, apple, olive oil, brown sugar, rosemary and sage; season with salt and pepper, to taste; set aside.

Season meat with salt and pepper, to taste.

In a large bowl, add some milk.  Dip meat into the into milk and then pour in bag with shake and bag and coat.
Place meat onto the prepared baking sheet; place brussels sprouts mixture around pork chops.
Place into oven and bake for 10-12 minutes. Turn meat over, and bake for an additional 10-12 minutes, or until the meat completely cooked through. Serve immediately.

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Shake And Bake Cauliflower

1/2 a large head of cauliflower
1/4 cup milk
3/4 cup homemade shake and bake

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut the cauliflower up into florets.  Put the cauliflower in a colander to drain off excess batter. Toss with the homemade shake and bake. Arrange in 1 layer on  baking sheet. Bake 35-40 minutes. Remove from the oven. 

 

Homemade Barbecue Shake and Bake Recipe

Homemade Barbecue Shake and Bake Recipe

1 cup bread crumbs
1 cup flour
1/4 cup  brown sugar
1 tsp. cornstarch
1 Tbsp. smoky paprika
1 Tbsp. chili powder
2 tsp. cumin
1-1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1-1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. cayenne
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 1/2 Tbsp. tomato powder (1/3 cup of dried tomatoes ground in blender) (optional)
2 Tbsp. canola oil

Directions

Mix all ingredients until well blended. Store in freezer bag. Immediately return any remaining mix after use to the freezer. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place coating mix in a shallow cake pan. Rinse chicken or pork; pat dry. Dip chicken or pork into egg beaten with splash of Worcestershire OR 1 part ketchup, 1 part honey and a splash of red wine, then dredge in homemade coating. Place on sprayed baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes for boneless chicken or pork or 50 to 60 minutes for bone-in chicken pieces.

Note: If you prefer to buy shake and bake instead of making your own, you can get it at Amazon, Walmart or your favorite grocery store.

 

This homemade shake and bake recipe is from our cookbook:

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