Recipe by Chef John
"This fascinating pork-on-a-stick recipe is American cuisine in a nutshell. City cooks, who couldn't get chicken, would take scraps from much cheaper, at the time, pork and build something similar to what you see here. Why this represents the true spirit of American food is that long after chicken became cheap and plentiful, people kept making and eating this anyway. Serve with honey mustard."
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6 (6 inch)
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
dried thyme to taste
cayenne pepper, or to taste
eggs, beaten, or more as needed
all-purpose flour, or as needed
panko bread crumbs, or as needed
vegetable oil, or as needed
A northeastern ohio/ western PA classic! I remember asking a butcher in NC for city chicken and he looked at me like I was crazy. This is exactly how we make city chicken. Sometimes we serve with a package of chicken gravy but usually not. Just yum... If you aren't familiar with this dish give it a try.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chef John's City Chicken
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 233
** Calories from Fat: 110
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