Easy Chicken Marsala

Try this Easy Chicken Marsala recipe for dinner
Easy Chicken Marsala

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Enjoy this easy-to-make Chicken Marsala recipe for dinner. The simple pan fried chicken and Marsala Wine sauce finished with cream takes less than 30 minutes to cook making it the perfect option for quick and easy weeknight dinners and last minute dinner parties.

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4
Servings
417
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour, for dredging
  • 2 Tablespoons salt
  • 1 Tablespoon black pepper
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 Ounces cremini mushrooms, cleaned, stemmed, and halved
  • 1 lemon, thinly slices
  • 1/2 Cup Marsala wine
  • 1/2 Cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 Cup heavy cream
  • Parsley, for garnish

Directions

Heat the olive oil in a heavy sauté pan over medium-high heat. While the oil is heating, combine the flour and season generously with salt and pepper in a shallow pan or plate. Stir with a fork to evenly distribute the seasoning. Dredge the chicken breasts in the flour being sure to coat the entire breast evenly. Shake off any excess flour, and add the chicken to pan. Fry the chicken for 8 minutes per side until cooked through and golden. Then, remove the chicken from the pan and set aside to make the sauce.

Reduce the heat to medium, and add the butter. Cook for a minute or two, and then add the mushrooms and lemon slices. Sauté in the butter for about 5 minutes or until nicely browned and the water released from the mushrooms has mostly evaporated. Add the Marsala wine to the pan. Bring the wine to a boil, and then add the chicken stock. Reduce for one or two minutes, and then stir in the heavy cream. Return the chicken breasts to the pan with the sauce. Simmer to heat the chicken through. Adjust the seasonings, and garnish with the parsley before serving. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
21g
30%
Sugar
10g
11%
Saturated Fat
15g
63%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
51g
39%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
40µg
6%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
8µg
9%
Calcium, Ca
71mg
7%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Fluoride, F
2µg
0%
Folate, total
71µg
18%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
27mg
8%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
75mg
11%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
551mg
37%
Water
103g
4%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Easy Chicken Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Easy Chicken Cooking Tip

Allow meat to rest for at least ten minutes before slicing into it; otherwise, the juices will leak out.

Easy Chicken Wine Pairing

Pinot noir, gamay, merlot, zinfandel, carménère, pinotage, or grenache with grilled, roasted, or other simply cooked chicken; chardonnay, pinot gris/grigio, pinot blanc, or chenin blanc with chicken in cream or light tomato sauce or with chicken crêpes or croquettes; sauvignon blanc or sémillon with fried chicken; viognier with spiced chicken dishes.