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chicken riggies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sarah Kews
Franklin, TN

This is one of my favorite family recipes from upstate New York. Its a spicy, creamy take on Italian ziti and fairly easy to put together. My mom makes sure its always on the table at every family get together!

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chicken riggies

  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 md
  • 2 lb
  • 4 oz
    hot cherry peppers, canned
  • 1/2 c
    tomato sauce
  • 1/4 c
    cooking sherry
  • 1 pt
    heavy cream
  • 1 lb
    rigatoni pasta, cooked

How To Make chicken riggies

  • 1
    Saute onion and garlic in oil over medium heat.
  • 2
    Add uncooked, cubed chicken to onion mixture and cook until tender.
  • 3
    Add chopped peppers, tomato sauce, sherry and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Fold in heavy cream and simmer for 10 more minutes.
  • 5
    Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 6
    Toss in cooked pasta. *Variation: Place finished pasta in greased casserole dish and cover with mozzarella cheese. Cook until cheese is melted. Ready to serve!

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