Chicken Scarpariello Recipe Mario Batali


Chicken Scarpariello Recipe Mario Batali

Chicken Scarpariello is a classic Italian dish that originated in the region of Campania. This recipe by renowned chef Mario Batali adds his own twist to the traditional flavors, resulting in a delicious and flavorful dish that is sure to impress your guests.

To make this Chicken Scarpariello, you will need the following ingredients:


  • 2 pounds bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Season the chicken thighs with salt and black pepper.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken thighs, skin-side down, and cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Flip and cook for another 3 minutes. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  3. Add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes to the skillet. Cook for 1 minute, until fragrant.
  4. Pour in the chicken broth and white wine. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Return the chicken thighs to the skillet, along with any accumulated juices. Add the chopped rosemary, olives, and cherry tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  6. Remove the lid and cook for an additional 5 minutes to allow the sauce to thicken slightly.
  7. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.

Total time: 45 minutes

Serves 4

Chicken Scarpariello is a flavorful Italian dish made with tender chicken thighs, olives, and cherry tomatoes in a delicious sauce.

Nutritional information: 500 calories, 25g fat, 10g carbohydrates, 50g protein.

After cooking in a flavorful sauce, the chicken thighs become incredibly tender and juicy. The combination of olives, cherry tomatoes, and rosemary adds a burst of freshness to every bite. The sauce is rich and flavorful, perfect for spooning over a bed of pasta or serving with crusty bread to soak it all up.

Chicken Scarpariello is a versatile dish that can be served for a casual weeknight dinner or dressed up for a special occasion. It’s a crowd-pleaser that will surely become a favorite in your household. So give this Mario Batali-inspired recipe a try and experience the deliciousness of Chicken Scarpariello for yourself!