Grandma Florence Slagle's Mock Chicken Legs

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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
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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

How to Make Grandma Florence Slagle's Mock Chicken Legs

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".

Printable Recipe Card

About Grandma Florence Slagle's Mock Chicken Legs

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American