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Elegant Chicken Marsala

A delicate wine sauce tops lightly breaded chicken for a truly elegant, restaurant-quality meal that will delight family and friends alike. —Cher Schwartz, Ellisville, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup marsala wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, optional


  • Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Place flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken, two pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in oil for 3-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Add the wine, parsley and rosemary. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Serve with chicken; sprinkle with cheese if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 281 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 99mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 3 fat.

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  • ano1942
    Sep 12, 2017

    This dish is absolutely delicious. Will add it to my menus to make on a somewhat regular basis.

  • DaughterofHades
    Jan 17, 2015

    Great recipe. I added a little extra oil when cooking the chicken and cooked the mushrooms in there afterwards. I also marinated the chicken in italian dressing from olive garden for about 15 minutes after flattening it. Will definitely use this again.

  • KarenKeefe
    Jan 4, 2015

    This dish is amazing! I also added garlic when cooking the chicken. Very easy to make. Served over egg noodles. Everyone enjoyed!

  • captgeo5
    Nov 20, 2014

    very good , i cut the chicken into bite size pieces and also add onions , and used Sherry instead of Marsala , gave it a sweet flavor ....

  • ps1_4_9
    Nov 6, 2014

    Still searching for a Chicken Marsala recipe that I really like

  • Incrediblehutch
    Jun 18, 2014

    So delicious and so easy to prepare! I double the ingredients for the sauce and serve it over angel hair pasta.

  • joyousdeeous
    Feb 24, 2014

    Love it!!!

  • LynnetteKnutson
    Jan 24, 2014

    soo tasty and easy

  • Cindyk001
    Feb 24, 2013

    Very easy to make and tastes great. Will be a favorite of mine to make.

  • grotzke3
    Nov 8, 2012

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