Jenel's Journey: Chicken Riggies

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Jenel's Journey is a new segment on NEWSChannel 2 at Daybreak and Sunrise. The idea is to get Jenel used to life in Central New York.

We begin with a key signature food in Utica, Chicken Riggies. She journeys to Carmella's Café in New Hartford to get her first taste.

To make them at home follow this simple recipe.


Cook riggie pasta for 1 and 1/2 minutes - firm to touch

Add the following ingredients to sauce pan
4 to 5 hot pepper rings
4 black olives
2 oz marinated peppers (2 green, 1 red, 1 yellow)
2 oz marinated onions
1 oz fresh mushrooms ( 5 to 6 )
6 oz of riggies sauce - (alfredo and california sauce mixed)
Add 3 oz charbroiled chicken pieces
Mix ingredients together in pan
Heat pan for 3 to 4 minutes
Add pasta to pan and toss

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