Big Batch Copycat Seasoned Breading

This is a recipe clone of the breading used at Chick-Fil-A®. Store in an airtight container until ready to use. I hope you enjoy it.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
48 servings


Seasoning Mix:

  • ¾ cup ground black pepper

  • ¾ cup ground white pepper

  • ½ cup ground paprika

  • ¼ cup monosodium glutamate (MSG)

Breading Mix:

  • 5 pounds all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ cups chicken seasoning blend

  • 1 ½ cups nonfat powdered milk

  • ½ cup powdered sugar

  • 6 tablespoons baking powder

  • 2 tablespoons salt

  • 2 cups shortening


  1. Mix black pepper, white pepper, paprika, and MSG for seasoning mix until well combined. Measure out 1 1/2 cups for breading. Store remaining mixture in an airtight container for another use.

  2. Combine flour, chicken seasoning, powdered milk, powdered sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Mix in 1 1/2 cups seasoning mix. Cut in shortening with 2 knives or a pastry blender until evenly distributed.


Cook's Note:

You can use seasoned salt instead of traditional salt.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of seasoning mix. The actual amount of seasoning mix consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

294 Calories
9g Fat
45g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 294
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 916mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 182mg 14%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 166mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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