Creamy Chicken Marsala Recipe

creamy chicken marsala sauce
Chicken breasts with creamy Marsala wine sauce. Diana Rattray
  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Ratings (12)

This is a creamy chicken Marsala is made with a simple Marsala wine and cream sauce. It makes an easy and delicious meal with rice or noodles.

This is a rich and creamy alternative to the easy classic chicken Marsala. Or take a look at this chicken Marsala with chicken tenders.

What You'll Need

  • 4 to 6 chicken breast halves (pounded or sliced, about 1/4 to 1/2-inch thickness)
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons
  • all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter (divided)
  • 8 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup dry Marsala wine
  • 1/2 cup
  • chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf basil
  • 1/2 cup
  • heavy whipping cream
  • 3 green onions (thinly sliced)

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle the chicken lightly with salt and pepper.
  2. Dip chicken in the flour to lightly coat both sides.
  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter with oil. Add the chicken and saute for about 2 minutes.
  4. Turn and add the sliced mushrooms to the skillet. Continue cooking for about 2 minutes longer, stirring mushrooms occasionally.
  5. Add the Marsala wine, chicken broth, and lemon and bring to a simmer.
  1. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes to reduce slightly. Cover and continue cooking for 5 minutes longer.
  2. Add the basil, cream, and green onions and cook for 2 minutes longer.
  3. Serve chicken Marsala with hot cooked spaghetti, linguine, or rice.

Serves 4.

Tips and Variations

  • If you like a sweeter sauce, use sweet Marsala wine.
  • Add sliced grape tomatoes about 5 minutes before the dish is done.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 596
Total Fat 38 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Unsaturated Fat 16 g
Cholesterol 128 mg
Sodium 712 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 37 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)