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How to make Utica chicken rigatoni?
While the onions are cooking slowly, seed and chop up your peppers. When the onions start to become translucent, add the peppers and minced garlic to the pan. Next, add the chicken. Sauté until chicken starts to turn white. Then add the chicken broth, cream, tomato sauce and parmesan cheese. Serve your Utica Chicken Riggies over rigatoni pasta.
What is Utica's chicken riggies?
Utica's Chicken Riggies is a hearty pasta dish with a unique and flavorful sauce. The recipe comes from Utica, a small town in upstate New York. Although there are a few different stories about who came up with the original recipe, there's no question that it's a winner. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
What is Chicken riggies?
The sauce in this dish is a very typical Piedmontese-style, spicy tomato sauce that's made with a Sherry Wine, is laden with roasted red peppers and studded with spicy, hot cherry peppers. The name “Chicken Riggies” is a Utica, NY, colloquialism and a household name known to everyone in Central New York.
How do you cook chicken and pasta in Utica?
"This local favorite is almost impossible to find anywhere outside a 20-mile vicinity of Utica, NY. It is a creamy, spicy chicken and pasta dish that is sure to please anyone's taste buds. Enjoy!" In a large pot melt butter and then add chicken. Cook chicken over medium heat just until they begin to turn white.