The Chicken In Black

Chicken riggies was invented* upstate in Utica, NY. Chicken, rigatoni and peppers are the primary ingredients. It’s everything else that varies recipe by recipe.

chicken riggies

Snuck spicy sausage in with the chicken

So after reading over eight recipes, we made it using all the ingredients that were common denominators. The result? Apparently it wasn’t legit chicken riggies.

An important ingredient, yum

An important ingredient, yum

Here’s what we used:

  • boneless/skinless chicken thighs
  • mushrooms
  • onion
  • red bell peppers
  • garlic
  • hot cherry peppers
  • dry sherry
  • 28 oz can tomatoes
  • heavy cream
  • rigatoni

Still stumped as to how this is deemed not real chicken riggies. Does anyone else have a version to share?

See you upstate!

* allegedly the origin of chicken riggies

Written by gavincovey

April 28th, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Posted in News

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