Coating and Breading Technique
A simple kids cooking lesson is to learn the coating and breading
technique also known as dredging.
We will show you several recipes you can use to practice this
method. This is the same way you'd make chicken fingers or chicken
nuggets and breaded pork chops as well.
First we will use the coating and breading technique on eggplant
slices. Zucchini also works well too for this recipe.
We are making Eggplant Parmesan here and my son is
coating sliced eggplant first in flour turning both sides, then in
beaten egg or milk, then in breadcrumbs. Add to a hot skillet with
a small amount of oil in it. Cook both sides until done.
For baking in the oven. Placed coated chicken or vegetables on
cookie sheet and spray with cooking spray. Bake in the oven at 400
To make Eggplant Parmesan, add fried eggplant into
casserole dish. Top with a small amount of spaghetti sauce and
sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake for 10-15 minutes until
cheese is melted.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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More Recipes for Coating and Breading Technique
Breading Pork Chops
This breaded pork chop recipe is so yummy and makes super moist pork
chops. I often prepare this recipe ahead of time and leave it in the
fridge. Then bake before dinner.
4-6 boneless pork loin chops-I bought really thick ones and sliced
them in half lengthwise
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 Cup milk, plain yogurt or buttermilk
1/2 cup Italian-style dry bread crumbs
Set three flat pie plates or flat dishes next to each other. In one
add flour and seasoning salt, in another add milk and the last add
- Dip pork chops in flour first covering both sides.
- Then dip both sides in milk.
- Then dip both sides in bread crumbs.
- Place in a casserole dish
- Spray with cooking spray. This will make your pork chop crispy
without frying it.
- Bake at 375 degrees for 20-30 minutes or until pork is done.
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Coating and Breading Technique-Chicken Recipes
Oven Baked Parmesan Chicken
1/4 Cup bread crumbs
1/4 Cup Parmesan cheese
4-6 chicken breasts
small jar spaghetti sauce
1 Cup mozzarella cheese
Spray a casserole dish and set aside. Lay two separate dishes or pie
plates next to each other. Add egg in one and beat. In another
dish, add bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip each chicken breast
in egg and then coat with bread crumbs.
can use beaten egg, milk or buttermilk to dip your chicken in.
Place in casserole dish. Pour spaghetti sauce over chicken and
sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Use as much sauce as you would
like. Bake400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
While your chicken is cooking cook any size of noodles you'd like to
serve with the chicken parmesan and serve with extra spaghetti
help coat chicken just make sure they wash their hands well after
handling chicken. They can also help prepare a fruit
salad or green salad
to go with dinner.
A great Chicken Piccata Recipe with a honey lemony sauce.
1 cup flour or breadcrumbs
1/2 Cup parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1/2 Cup milk
1 lb. chicken breasts
2 Tablespoons butter
1/4 Cup honey
juice of one lemon
Boil water for pasta. Meanwhile, flatten chicken breasts with
kitchen mallet. Then cut chicken into smaller pieces. Mix flour,
cheese and seasoning together in flat dish. Pour milk in different
flat dish.Place chicken pieces in milk, then coat chicken in flour
Add olive oil to frying pan and brown chicken.
Cook pasta. Once chicken is browned. Add in the saucepan,butter,
honey and juice of one lemon. Heat several minutes and serve over
cooked drained pasta.
Four easy recipes for learning the coating and breading technique.