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

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

How to Make Grandma Florence Slagle's Mock Chicken Legs

Step-by-Step

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



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  5. Fry the "drum sticks" in shortening in a medium-hot skillet. Turning to brown on all sides.
  6. Pour 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.
  7. OVEN METHOD:



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  8. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Use cooking spray to coat baking sheet.
  9. Place 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



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