Chicken Murphy at Reservoir

December 23, 2011 2:43:21 PM PST
Reservoir, located in South Orange since 1965, but it actually opened in Newark right across the street from what was a reservoir back in 1935.

The menu has expanded over the years from heroes and pizza to Marsala Soup and Chicken Murphy, named after a customer from years ago.

The restaurant is located at at 106 West South Orange Avenue in South Orange, New Jersey.

Check out their menu and more at

Recipe: Chicken Murphy


8oz boneless breast of chicken (cut into small pieces or slices)
½ cup flour
½ cup mushrooms (white mushrooms are fine, sliced and cleaned)
½ cup chicken stock
½ cup white wine
3 TBS butter
½ cup hot cherry peppers
½ cup red vinegar peppers
Salt, pepper and oregano for seasoning
¼ cup oil


1.Dredge chicken in flour
2. Heat oil over medium heat, add chicken
3. Lightly brown chicken
4. Add mushrooms, cook for several minutes before adding peppers
5. Add wine and stock, reduce, sprinkle in salt, pepper and oregano

Serve with homemade potato chips. Serves 2