Roumanian Chicken Fricassee

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  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

This rib-sticking fricassee is modeled on a specialty of Sammy’s Roumanian in New York. If you haven’t been to this Jewish restaurant on the Lower East Side, run, don’t walk, to an experience that could be described as a never-ending bar mitzvah that’s open to the public. From the pitchers of schmaltz on the table to complimentary egg creams served when you get your check, a meal at Sammy’s is the ultimate Jewish-American dining experience. As for the fricassee, it owes its rich flavor to a