“Tender cubes of pork loin threaded on a skewer, breaded, and pan fried or baked. City Chicken makes a great snack, appetizer, or main meal.” Low Carb Gluten Free City Chicken – You must try this recipe.
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- 1 pounds boneless pork loin, cut into 1 inch cubes
- salt and pepper
- 1 large egg
- 2 tbsp olive oil or (avocado oil or coconut oil), divided
- 1/2 cup Honeyville Almond Flour
- 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
- 1 tbsp chopped parsley
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/4 tsp granulated garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp granulated onion powder
- 8 wooden skewers
- Cut the pork into 1 inch cubes. Thread the pork onto 8 skewers. Season with salt and pepper. Can be done the day before and kept in the refrigerator.
- Mix the ingredients for the coating together in a container large enough to fit a whole skewer.
- Place the threaded skewers on a large dinner plate. Beat the egg and pour over the pork.
- Turn the skewers coating each in the egg.
- Heat a medium frying or saute pan over medium heat.
- When hot, add 1 tbsp of oil and swirl to coat the pan.
- Take a skewer of pork, letting any excess egg drain back onto the plate, and roll it into the the breading mixture. Make sure it is coated well. Place it into the pan.
- Repeat the breading process on 3 more skewers.
- Cook the City chicken approximately 1 1/2 minutes each side, on all 4 sides.
- Remove to a paper towel and cook the remaining skewers of City Chicken. Serve warm or at room temperature.
- Makes 8 skewers with 2 skewers per person or 1 each for an appetizer. 1.6 net carbs for two skewers.
- Pork Rind Version per serving (2 skewers): Using 1/2 cup crushed pork rinds and 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese – Calories: 282, Fat: 18, Carbs: trace, Protein: 30
- Paleo – All Almond flour using 1 cup of almond flour (2 skewers): Using 3/4 cup of Almond Flour – Calories: 341, Fat: 25, Carbs: 4, Fiber: 2, Protein: 26, Net Carbs: 2
- I mixed 1/2 cup mayo with 1/4 cup chipotle mustard. You can add sweetener if you want.
Per Serving: 300 calories; 16.9 g fat; 2.8 g carbohydrates; 33 g protein.
Recipe by: Kiro, Photo Credit: Catherine C. (flickr)
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