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Versatile Meat Coating Recipe

I like to season chicken breast, pork chops and other meats with this flavorful seasoning. It keeps well and lends a homemade, no packaged, flavor to meats. It's also great mixed with ground beef for hamburgers.—Chris Nash, Berthoud, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:44 servings


  • 3 cups finely crushed cornflakes
  • 1 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 4 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free garlic and herb seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a resealable plastic bag or airtight container, combine all the ingredients. Seal and shake well. Use to coat chicken, pork or fish. Store in the refrigerator for up to 6 months. Yield: 5-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 40 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 144 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.