City Chicken (Mock Chicken Legs)

Made This Recipe? Add Your Photo

Total Time
15 mins
45 mins

This came from my Mother and is and has been a favorite of my family for over six decades.

Skip to Next Recipe


  • 34 lb pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 34 lb veal steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 4 tablespoons shortening


  1. Heat/melt shortening in frying pan, low heat.
  2. Place pork & veal cubes alternately on 6" skewers.
  3. Dip skewered meats in to egg.
  4. Roll meats in bread crumbs.
  5. Cook skewed meats in shortening about 60 minutes.
  6. Turn meats occasionally for even cooking.
  7. Remove from pan, drain on paper towels.