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Chicken riggies
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Alternative names Utica riggies
Type Pasta
Place of origin Utica, New York, United States
Main ingredients chicken, peppers, rigatoni, tomato sauce

Chicken riggies or Utica riggies is an Italian-American pasta dish native to the Utica-Rome area of New York State. Although many variations exist, it is a pasta-based dish typically consisting of chicken, rigatoni, and hot or sweet peppers in a spicy cream and tomato sauce. Many of the chefs from the Utica area seem to have a claim to the dish, yet there seems to be no clear idea who was the originator.

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