City chicken recipe

It is a fact that food grown or raised impacts not only your health but also the environment. Organic food production method emphasizes use of renewable resources. Although Organic farms have started advertising about their organic food, the system to produce them is not new, but followed from olden days. Due to introduction of Green revolution chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides were introduced to boost the agricultural production and the ill effects of using them followed.

Farmers who grow organic produce and meat do not use fertilizer, chemicals to control weeds or prevent livestock disease. Many of you would have wondered by seeing the name 'City chicken ' and thought that this recipe is all about the way "city folks" cook chicken at home. However, it is not so. This recipe is not about making a chicken dish, but actually, use pork and sometime use even veal or beef to make "City Chicken". This kind of chicken dish cooking started in the early 1900s, when the cost of chicken was more expensive than the pork. This dish is a kind of imitation of chicken dishes made in those days by people who cannot afford to make actual chicken dishes. The dish is continuing to be made as it has become a family dish and it is a tastier dish. This dish could help 4-6 servings.

Ingredients required

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 lb. pork shoulder, cut into 1-1/2 inch uniform cubes
  • 1 10 Oz can low-sodium chicken stock
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme, plus more for garnish
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4-6 six-inch wooden skewers

    Preparation method

    Preheat the oven to 350 F. Using a medium sized bowl, combine the flour, pepper and salt, and the leaf of thyme sprigs. Blend them by stirring. Roll the Pork pieces until they are completely covered and shake off the excess flour gently and keep in a dry plate. Pierce the meat onto skewers evenly. 3-4 meat cubes should be fitted on each stick. Heat 1/4 cup of olive oil on medium heat. Before the oil smokes, add skewers to the oil and allow to brown until it becomes golden in color and crispy on all the four sides. You can do it for about four minutes per side. Add little oil to the pan if it gets soaked early. Leave the pork in the pan, pour the chicken stock, and throw in the two sprigs of thyme the rest of garlic. Bring it to simmer and transfer the pan to the oven, uncovered. Let it simmer for 1/2 hour, then turn skewers over, and continue cooking for another 1/2 hour. Remove the pan to stove top. If the still is until watery, simmer up to the desired consistency. You can confidently throw a City Chicken party to your friends, relatives and family members to exhibit your culinary work as a surprise to them by serving fantastic chicken recipe that tastes so good.