Skinny Chicken Scarpariello Recipe

Skinny Chicken Scarpariello Recipe

How To Make Skinny Chicken Scarpariello

Go Italian by giving this homely Chicken Scarpariello a try! This uses lean chicken breast and cauliflowers resulting in a dish you can’t wait to serve!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • tbspolive oil
  • 2large chicken breast halves,bone in, skin removed
  • Kosher salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1link cooked sweet Italian chicken sausage,sliced thinly on a bias, used Aidells
  • 4cupsmedium head of cauliflower,cut into florets
  • 1medium onion,sliced thinly
  • 4garlic cloves,sliced thinly
  • 4jarred hot cherry peppers,sliced plus 1 tbsp liquid, optional for extra heat
  • cupdry white wine
  • 1cupchicken stock,reduced-sodium
  • 1sprigrosemary,needles removed and roughly chopped, plus additional for garnish


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Cut chicken in half to make 4 pieces, leaving the bone on.

  3. Heat oil in a large, oven safe sauté pan with straight sides over medium-high heat.

  4. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and brown for 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  5. Remove chicken and set aside.

  6. Lower heat to medium. Add onion, chicken sausage, cauliflower florets, garlic, and cherry peppers.

  7. Sauté, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes until vegetables and sausage start to brown.

  8. Add the white wine, cherry peppers and additional optional liquid.

  9. Raise heat and allow to boil for about 2 minutes before adding chicken stock.

  10. Add chicken breasts back into pan, bone side down, sprinkle rosemary on top, bring to a boil and then place the pan in the oven, uncovered.

  11. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken reaches 165 degrees F.

  12. Remove from oven carefully, with towel or kitchen gloves. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Replace dry white wine with chicken stock for whole30 and paleo diets.


  • Calories: 262.75kcal
  • Fat: 13.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.01g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.12g
  • Fiber: 4.42g
  • Sugar: 6.23g
  • Protein: 18.03g
  • Cholesterol: 47.40mg
  • Sodium: 828.11mg
  • Calcium: 66.22mg
  • Potassium: 718.33mg
  • Iron: 2.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 103.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 110.97mg
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