Pan-fried deboned chicken thigh and drumstick with Spam, mushrooms, and kale

Close up. Pan-fried deboned chicken thigh and drumstick with Spam, mushrooms, and kale. Gary Lum.

Have you ever mixed chicken and Spam together? It’s a great combination. To keep it healthy, I added kale (cooked in butter).

Pan-fried deboned chicken thigh and drumstick with Spam, mushrooms, and kale. Gary Lum.
Pan-fried deboned chicken thigh and drumstick with Spam, mushrooms, and kale.

Ingredients

  • Chicken thigh and chicken drumstick
  • Spam (classic)
  • Mushroom
  • Kale
  • Butter
  • Queensland nut oil
  • Whole black peppercorns

Instructions

  • Remove the femur from the thigh and the rib and fibula from the drumstick.
  • Start frying the chicken skin side down in a frying pan with some Queensland nut oil.
  • Add in a slice of Spam and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Slice a mushroom and add it to the frying pan.
  • After 10 minutes turn over the chicken and spam and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Add in a small knob of butter and stir through the mushroom, chicken, and Spam.
  • Grind some whole black peppercorns in a mortar with a pestle.
  • After 10 minutes, add the ground pepper to the frying pan and stir through.
  • Remove everything to a dinner plate.
  • Add some shredded kale to the frying pan and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Serve the kale on the dinner plate with the chicken, Spam, and buttery mushroom.
Close up. Pan-fried deboned chicken thigh and drumstick with Spam, mushrooms, and kale. Gary Lum.
Close up. Pan-fried deboned chicken thigh and drumstick with Spam, mushrooms, and kale.

I ate the meat with chopsticks 🥢 in support of Chinese Australians who are having a rough time because some ignorant people don’t understand the biology of SARS-CoV-2 infection and that you won’t get COVID-19 by eating in a Chinese restaurant.

Dessert

Australia Australia Australia I love you. Amen.

Australia Australia Australia I love you. Amen. Do you remember tinned two fruit as a kid? Unsweetened Yoghurt, Pear, and Peach. Gary Lum.
Australia Australia Australia I love you. Amen. Do you remember tinned two fruit as a kid? Unsweetened Yoghurt, Pear, and Peach.

Author: Gary

I'm a medical practitioner, specialist pathologist in microbiology, and Member of the Order of Australia (2003). I'm for resuscitation, if you find me struggling, please save me. I like to cook food, photograph it and then eat it. I'm also a fan of Star Trek, Stargate, Farscape, and Babylon 5.

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