Creamy Chicken Marsala
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Easy Creamy Chicken Marsala (With Video)

Easy Creamy Chicken Marsala – one of the easiest creamy dinner recipes that'll be on your table in less than 30 minutes. Delicious, super flavorful chicken breasts with creamy mushroom cooked with marsala wine. Simply yummy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken, marsala
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Cindy

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 medium chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 2 cups mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 cup marsala wine
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Serving - optional

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • rice, potatoes or noodles
  • fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • Place a medium skillet on medium heat. (If serving with starch, start cooking that separately now.)
  • Add olive oil followed by chicken breasts. Cook 2-3 minutes per side until golden on the outside and cooked through. If your chicken breasts are larger, you may need an extra minute or two.
  • Remove chicken to a plate. (Optional: place in a 200°F oven to keep warm.)
  • Raise the heat to medium-high and add mushrooms and sauté for 3-5 minutes until browned, stirring regularly.
  • Add marsala wine to the pan and allow to boil for a minute to let the alcohol evaporate.
  • Stir in chicken broth, heavy cream, garlic powder, mustard powder, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 7-10 minutes until the sauce is thick enough to coat a spoon.
  • Place chicken back in the pan along with the optional tomatoes. Spoon sauce on top and simmer for 1-2 minutes more.
  • Remove to plates and serve with optional starch. Sprinkle optional minced parsley on top. Serve and enjoy!

Video

Notes

  • If you can't find marsala wine, sherry is a good substitute or you can use non-alcoholic white wine if you prefer to avoid alcohol.
Here are our favorite variations on this chicken marsala recipe:
  • Pound the chicken into 1/2-inch thick fillets with a tenderizer for faster cooking
  • Add minced shallots with the mushrooms to introduce some onion flavor
  • Add in a few spoonfuls of capers to make a tangier sauce

Nutrition

Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 362mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 15.1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 0.7mg