Grandma Florence Slagle's Mock Chicken Legs

Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

Florence Slagle was my nephew David's grandmother and a lifelong friend of mine from the little village I grew up in.

Florence loved to cook and created many memories surrounding her cooking and baking. Florence and I had shared many recipes over the years... I hope you enjoy this one!


***These are not my photos, but they show what some of these look like....

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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

MOCK CHICKEN DRUM STICKS

1 1/2 lb
lean ground pork
1 1/2 lb
lean ground veal
1 tsp
each: salt and onion powder
1/2 tsp
each: ground black pepper and poultry seasoning

EGG COATING

2 large
eggs (beaten well)
1/3 c
milk

BREAD COATING

1 c
fine, dry bread crumbs

FOR FRYING

1/3 c
shortening

OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS

3/4 c
meat stock or water
paprika (to sprinkle lightly... optional)
bamboo skewers or popsicle sticks

Step-By-Step

1Mix all mock chicken leg ingredients together well. Form into chicken drum stick shapes.
2Beat together the egg and milk. Dip the "drum sticks" into egg and milk mixture.
3Put Bread crumbs in a bowl. Dip the "drum sticks" into the bread crumbs to totally coat them.
4PAN FRIED METHOD:



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5Fry the "drum sticks" in shortening in a medium-hot skillet. Turning to brown on all sides.
6Pour the meat stock (or water) into the pan. Cover and simmer slowly on low heat for about 1 hour until "drum sticks" are cooked and a gravy has formed. 10 servings.
7OVEN METHOD:



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8Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Use cooking spray to coat baking sheet.
9Place coated mock chicken "drum sticks" onto baking pan. (Optional: sprinkle the "drum sticks" lightly with paprika). Bake 15 minutes. Turn "drum sticks" over and bake 15 - 20 minutes longer or until the "drum sticks" are browned and cooked through.
10***** Optional: You can form the "drum sticks" onto skewers or popsicle sticks to form "drum stick handles".

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American