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."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
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 from Fat: 110
Bunny cakes, lamb cakes, chocolate eggs, and carrot cakes to nibble on.
Breakfast casseroles, drinks, fancy eggs, and brunch ideas for a sweet Easter event.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
See what happens when a small town drumstick goes to the big city.
See how to make juicy broiled chicken with perfectly crispy skin.
Make a delicious dinner with just two basic ingredients! Technique is the trick.