Home-made breadcrumb coating


Home-made breadcrumb coating
The crispy crust on many fried (or baked) foods comes from a breadcrumb coating. You can buy this, of course, but it's easy and much better to make your own at home.

For one thing, you will know excatly what's in it – just bread – which is not the case for the commercial product. This is also a great way to use up bits of dry bread that would otherwise go to waste.
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Last modified on: October 28th 2018

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For 180 g, you will need:
  • 1 bread 200 g bread
  • Total weight: 200 grams

Change these quantities to make: 60 g 90 g 180 g 360 g 540 g
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7 min.1 hour1 hour 7 min.
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Stage 1 - 3 min.
Home-made breadcrumb coating : Photo of step #1
Cut 200 g bread into pieces no bigger than your thumb.

Rescue crusts and dry ends of loaves to avoid waste. Here it is crusts of sandwich bread.

Spread the pieces of bread on a baking sheet.

Stage 2 - 1 hour
Home-made breadcrumb coating : Photo of step #2
Put in the oven at 210°F (100°C) fro 1 to 2 hours. The idea is to dry out the bread without toasting it, so that the breadcrumbs will keep well.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Home-made breadcrumb coating : Photo of step #3
After this time, leave to cool, then tip the bread into a food-processor or blender goblet.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Home-made breadcrumb coating : Photo of step #4
Blend until the crumbs are as coarse or as fine as you want them.

Stage 5
Home-made breadcrumb coating : Photo of step #5
Keep dry in an airtight jar.
Remarks
Another option for drying: use the residual heat of the oven after cooking something (such as a roast). As soon as you have finished cooking, turn the oven off and put in the tray of bread for 1 hour.
Keeping
Several months in an airtight jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
26 Kcal or 109 Kj16 gr130 gr2 gr
1 %6 %12 %<1 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
13 Kcal or 54 Kj8 gr65 gr1 gr
1 %3 %6 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 180 g : 0.23 €

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Source
Home made.
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