• Cooking Time: 40
  • Servings: 4 to 5
  • Preparation Time: 10


Although the exact origins of Chicken Scarpariello are unknown, most clues point to a southern Italian-American kitchen. Its name translates to Chicken Shoemaker-Style, an indication that the recipe was created from humble beginnings. Making a traditional Chicken Scarpariello combines chicken, sausage, lemon juice, garlic and fresh herbs to create flavorful dish, served over pasta or on its own.


  • 2 pounds Chicken; Drumettes & Wings or Wings & Thighs skin removed
  • 1 pound Italian Sausage; hot or mild cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Red bell pepper; julienned
  • 8 cherry peppers; hot, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic; minced
  • 2 Baking potatoes; peeled, diced
  • 1 large onion; sliced
  • 3/4 cup Fresh mushrooms; sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary; leaves crushed
  • 2 cup Low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup Dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 4 tablespoons All purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Water


  • 1. In a large skillet heat oil
  • 2. In batches brown chicken and suasage, and remove to a plate and set aside (you can dredge the chicken lightly in some salt and pepper'd flour if you don't mind the extra calories)
  • 3. Remove all but 2 tablespoons of the drippings and return the skillet to medium-high heat
  • 4. Add the mushrooms, red bell peppers, sliced cherry peppers, onion, potatoes, and garlic; saute until tender. About 5 - 7 minutes .. Stir Often.
  • 5. Return the chicken & sausage back to the pan, stir, then add the salt, black pepper, the rosemary , the broth, the wine, and lemon juice
  • 6. Bring to a boil then lower heat cover and simmer until chicken is tender, about 30 minutes.
  • 7. Remove chicken and sausage from skillet. Arrange on plates or on a platter
  • 8. Skim the fat from the mixture left in the skillet.
  • 9. In a small bowl, mix the 1/2 cup water and 4 tablespoons of flour until well combined. Pour into the skillet, stirring consistently.
  • 10. Raise the heat to medium, bring to a boil, cooking and stirring for a full minute
  • 11. Remove from heat, spoon sauce over the top of each plate of chicken and sausage or over the the platter of chicken and sausage
  • 12. Enjoy this hearty, extremely delicious, Italian-American Classic!!

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