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City Chicken

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"Delectable pork cubes, coated, skewered and slow simmered in chicken broth and herbs. Serve over rice, noodles, or mashed potatoes."
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 372
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Mix salt, pepper and flour in a bowl. Coat pork cubes with flour mixture. Slide pork onto skewers
  2. In a skillet, brown pork skewers on all sides in a small amount of vegetable oil. Drain off any excess oil.
  3. Add chicken broth, thyme and bay leaf to skillet. Scrape up any brown bits. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour or until meat is tender and sauce has thickened.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 372 calories; 11.9 36 27.8 67 41 Full nutrition

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If you've never had City Chicken before, TRY IT! My husband grew up on it; as soon as he walked in our front door, he knew what I was making! He thought I called his mom for the recipe! A batch ...

Most helpful critical review

I followed the recipe, but my pork loin was tough. It was difficult to cook on the skewers, even though I had a really large pan they just didn't fit well so I had to keep moving them around an...

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If you've never had City Chicken before, TRY IT! My husband grew up on it; as soon as he walked in our front door, he knew what I was making! He thought I called his mom for the recipe! A batch ...

My family really enjoyed this city chicken. I have made city chicken before using the flour>egg wash>bread crumbs and flour>egg wash>crushed crackers methods, but I was looking for a simpler ver...

I can't believe someone actually posted a recipe for City Chickens! I'm 47 (2006) and ate City Chickens as a young child when visiting my Polish grandparents who lived in Pittsburgh. Thanks Di...

Yeah!!! City Chicken is alive and well! My Aunt made this recipe as a staple for her family. Yes, Warren, Ohio is where I grew up and always felt lucky when I'd spend the night with my cousins a...

This tasted just like my mom's. Yum. After browning the city chicken - I baked in the oven at 350 for an hour. The meat was perfect and the gravy was delicious. I will be making again and ag...

Having grown up in Erie, PA like one of the other reviewers, I have wonderful memories or this being served at family gatherings. My mom and aunts were truly the best cooks in Erie Co.! This i...

Very good, but I added a package of onion soup mix and we liked it better. Very tender and flavorful

My husband and I LOVED this recipe. He said it would have 6 stars if possible. When I put the 2 cups of chicken broth in the pan to simmer, I through it would never thicken down. Give it the ful...

YUM! My grandmother used to make this all the time. I was always amazed at how tender the meat was. She called it "city chicken", but no one I've ever talked to knows what it is. This recipe hit...