Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  37
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  7 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  66 mg
  • Potassium  25 mg
  • Phosphorus  16 mg
  • Calcium  20 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Basic Meat Coating Mix

Make homemade breadcrumbs using this kidney-friendly recipe for Basic Meat Coating Mix recipe to ensure you have a low-sodium way to add flavor and crunch to beef, chicken, pork and fish. Coat meat and fry or bake. Try adding different spices to the Basic Meat Coating Mix depending on what type of meat you use to enhance flavor.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Beverly from Georgia.

Portions: 12     Serving size: 1-1/2 tablespoons for 1 piece of meat

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry unseasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried celery leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Preparation

    1. Blend ingredients in a food processor or a blender. Store until ready to use.
    2. When ready to use, dip fresh meat into margarine or oil, then coat with coating mix, one piece at a time.
    3. Bake meat in the oven or fry in a skillet.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 starch

Carbohydrate choices

1/2

Helpful hints

  • Make homemade dry breadcrumbs by toasting bread in the oven until dry and crisp. Process in a food processor or blender to make crumbs.
  • This mix keeps well in the freezer. Make extra for later use.
  • Try the following variations for additional flavors:
    • Beef or veal: add 1/2 teaspoon marjoram or oregano
    • Chicken: add 1/2 teaspoon thyme and ½ teaspoon sage
    • Pork: add 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon or 1/4 teaspoon allspice.
 

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