Chicken Scarpariello is a delightful Italian-American dish that combines tender chicken pieces with a medley of tangy, savory flavors.
With roots in the Southern regions of Italy, this dish has gained popularity across the United States, becoming a beloved addition to menus in Italian restaurants and homes alike. The name “Scarpariello” translates to “shoemaker-style,” evoking a rustic charm and suggesting a humble origin.
This dish is known for its vibrant combination of tender chicken served with a white wine sauce and fragrant herbs, creating a symphony of flavors that is sure to tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re exploring Italian cuisine or seeking a hearty and satisfying meal, Chicken Scarpariello is a dish that promises to deliver a delightful culinary experience.
The delicious chicken scarpariello recipe was provided by Chef Jaime Chabla, the Executive Chef at Il Monello, a classic Italian restaurant in Manhattan, located just a few blocks away from the UN Headquarters.
- Cut your pieces of chicken into bite-size pieces, making sure they are the same size to avoid undercooked/overcooked pieces.
- Heat the pan with 4oz of oil.
- Lightly toss to coat the chicken with the flour and place them on the heated pan making sure each side of the chicken is golden brown and crispy.
- Once they are golden brown, drain the leftover oil from the pan and keep the chicken in the pan.
- Next add the chopped cloves of garlic, and rosemary, as well as a pinch of salt & pepper. Sautée in the pan for an additional 2 minutes.
- Next add the white wine, lemon juice, butter, and chicken stock to the pan.
- Once the butter is melted place pan into the preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 Celsius) for 4 minutes.
- After the oven, place the pan back.
Related: Check out another amazing chicken recipe by the same Jaime Chable, dubbed Chicken Il Monello.