TBC's Chicken Scarpariello
- Cooking Time: 40
- Servings: 4 to 5
- Preparation Time: 10
- 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!!
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.