When it’s “city chicken.” These fried pork skewers were once meant to mimic pricier chicken. Today, no make-believe is necessary—they just taste great.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Due to the high price of chicken during the depression, home cooks would transform less expensive pork into “mock” chicken drumsticks by skewering and frying cubes of meat. Most recipes call for breading, frying, and braising all in the sam...