Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  84
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  12 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  67 mg
  • Potassium  57 mg
  • Phosphorus  28 mg
  • Calcium  192 mg
  • Fiber  6.0 g

Shake and Bake Extravaganza Coating Mix

Patience isn’t just a virtue, it’s a talent. Just like cooking, developing compassion is a skill that can be perfected, as Mary, a DaVita renal dietitian from Minnesota has demonstrated. Mary has honed her skill for “patience with patients,” as well as, her inventiveness for creating delicious recipes, such as her kidney-friendly Shake and Bake Extravaganza Coating Mix.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Mary from Minnesota.

Portions: 3     Serving size: 1 cup coating mix to coat 1-2 pounds of chicken or pork chops


  • 1-1/2 cups dry fine bread crumbs
  • 1 cup all-purpose white flour
  • 4 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon marjoram
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 


    1. Combine bread crumbs, flour, parsley, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder,   black pepper, marjoram and thyme. Stir to mix evenly.
    2. Add oil to bread crumb mixture and stir with a fork to blend completely.
    3. Store in airtight container in cool, dry place or store in freezer.
    4. To use, place 1 cup coating mixture in a plastic bag. Add several pieces of chicken, pork chops or other meat and shake to coat.
    5. Bake meat on a greased baking sheet at 375° F for turning once after baking for 20 minutes. Continue cooking until meat is done according to meat thermometer. (Time varies with meat type and thickness).

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • This recipe makes enough coating mix for 3 meals. Store the remaining mixture in a sealed container or freezer bag and freeze until ready to use again.
  • To make homemade dry breadcrumbs, toast day old bread until crisp but not burned. Crush in a blender or food processor.
  • Makes a great coating for chicken, pork or in place of breadcrumbs in any recipe.

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