riggies

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English[edit]

Chicken riggies

Etymology[edit]

rigatoni +‎ -ie +‎ -s

Noun[edit]

riggies pl (plural only)

  1. rigatoni pasta
  2. Chicken riggies, an Italian-American pasta dish made with rigatoni, chicken, and a spicy cream sauce.
    • 2015, Chuck D'Imperio, Taste of Upstate New York: The People and the Stories Behind 40 Food Favorites, Syracuse University Press, p 74
    • "Some places make riggies with penne pasta," Carlos interjected. "That is just not right. You must use rigatoni pasta for the riggies, which is how they got their name."
  3. Any variation on the chicken riggies dish, possibly omitting chicken as an ingredient.