Messina Chicken

Pollo alla Messinese

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Appears in
Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

  • About

Meat is virtually non-existent in Sicilian cooking - who needs meat when you have a wealth of fish, fruit and vegetables, fantastic pasta, delicious rice dishes, pastries and ice-creams? The few meat dishes that do crop up are usually fairly elaborate, or at least they are often dressed with a fancy sauce. This is certainly the case with the boiled chicken recipe which follows, in which the humble fowl is turned into something very memorable by the addition of a clever, rich sauce. The dish