Ideas for Breading That Doesn't Use Eggs?

Ideas for Breading That Doesn't Use Eggs?

Emma Christensen
Mar 19, 2012

Q: I'm allergic to eggs. Is there anything besides egg that I can use to get coating to stick on fish, etc? I should also mention I'm allergic to corn, too.

Sent by Karen

Editor: One option is just dipping the fish or chicken breast in melted butter before rolling it in the spices or coating, like we did in this recipe for Blackened Chicken. You could also try milk or yogurt.

For heavier coatings (like breadcrumbs), you might dust the fish with flour first. Once the floured fish is dipped in the butter or milk, it will get a little gummy and help the coating adhere better.

Readers, can you recommend a way of breading that doesn't use eggs?

Related: Healthy Dinner Recipe: Fake-Fried Chicken

(Image: Emma Christensen)

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