How To Make Chicken Marsala
How To Make Chicken Marsala

 

Wine sauce drizzled over tasty chicken breast and angel hair pasta. How To Make Chicken Marsala. in a nutshell.

You had me at wine.

From Wikipedia:

Marsala wine is frequently used in cooking and is especially prevalent in Italian restaurants in the United States. A typical Marsala sauce, for example, involves reducing the wine almost to a syrup with onions- or-shallots- then adding mushrooms and herbs. One of the most popular Marsala recipes is in which flour-coated pounded chicken breast halves are braised in a mixture of Marsala, butter, olive oil, mushrooms, and spices.

And then.

And then I read that you also make desserts with this sweeter wine. So there is a dessert using Marsala coming sometime soon.

Ingredients Needed:
1/2 cup of flour
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp of salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tsp of oregano
4 skinless chicken breast
1/4 cup butter
2 cups of sliced mushrooms
1/4 cup of minced onion
2 tsp of chicken stock
1/3 cup cream
1 tbsp
2 cloves of minced garlic
1 1/2 cup of marsala

How To Make Chicken Marsala

 

How To Make Chicken Marsala

Get the dry ingredients ready in a bowl.

How To Make Chicken Marsala

Pound your chicken breasts until their are about 3/4 of an inch thick, then dredge through the flour.

How To Make Chicken Marsala

Time to fry those babies in butter. Mmmm.

How To Make Chicken Marsala

Oh.

Come to mama.

Golden, butter-fried goodness. And in order to keep that golden color, make sure you cook on a lower heat so the butter doesn’t burn.

How To Make Chicken Marsala

When they are done, place on a plate and keep them warm in the oven.

Using the same butter, throw in the onion and garlic and get them cooking.

How To Make Chicken Marsala

Get that wine ready and go ahead and try a sip.

We all know that I tried it, of course. Very sherry like, in my humble opinion.

After you try it, mix in the chicken stock.
How To Make Chicken Marsala

Add in the sherry and start scraping all those tasty bits off the bottom of the pan. Some people call it deglazing, I call it “scraping tasty bits off the bottom of the pan.”

You say tomato… I say ta-mah-to….

How To Make Chicken Marsala

Add in the mushrooms and cook them up. They will add liquid so keep simmering the liquid down.

How To Make Chicken Marsala

Take the cold cream and mix in the cornstarch.

How To Make Chicken Marsala

Start your pasta cooking at about this point.

Once the mushrooms are cooked and the liquid simmered down a bit, whisk in the cream mixture.

How To Make Chicken Marsala

Serve over angel hair pasta like so and pour yourself a glass of lovely wine to pair with it.

Chicken Marsala
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Amazing chicken marsala, so easy you won't believe it!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chicken
Keyword: Chicken Marsala
Servings: 4
Calories: 520 kcal
Author: Karlynn Johnston
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 4 skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 2 tsp chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup cream
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cup marsala
Instructions
  1. Get the dry ingredients ready in a bowl. 

  2. Pound your chicken breasts until they are about 3/4 of an inch thick, then dredge through the flour. 

  3. Time to fry those babies in butter. And in order to keep that golden color, make sure you cook on a lower heat so the butter doesn't burn. When they are done, place on a plate and keep them warm in the oven. 

  4. Using the same butter, throw in the onion and garlic and get them cooking. 

  5. Get that wine ready and go ahead and try a sip. We all know that I tried it, of course. Very sherry like, in my humble opinion. After you try it, mix in the chicken stock. Add in the sherry and start scraping all those tasty bits off the bottom of the pan. Some people call it deglazing, I call it scraping tasty bits off the bottom of the pan. You say tomato, I say tomata! 

  6. Add in the mushrooms and cook them up. They will add liquid so keep simmering the liquid down. 

  7. Take the cold cream and mix in the cornstarch. 

  8. Start your pasta cooking at about this point.

  9. Once the mushrooms are cooked and the liquid simmered down a bit, whisk in the cream mixture.

  10. Serve over angel hair pasta like so and pour yourself a glass of lovely wine to pair with it.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Marsala
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 520 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 130mg 43%
Sodium 545mg 23%
Potassium 699mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 8g
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 13.6%
Vitamin C 4.3%
Calcium 3.6%
Iron 9.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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