Chicken Marsala Gravy Recipe

This Chicken Marsala Gravy Recipe is a twist on the classic Chicken Marsala served as a gravy over your favorite side. Chunky chicken with mushrooms in a creamy marsala gravy.

Up close picture of chicken marsala gravy in pot topped with fresh greens.

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Tender chicken pieces sauteed with mushrooms in a creamy Marsala wine gravy. Such a delicious hearty gravy that can be served over any side.

If you haven’t tried the classic Chicken Gravy, you are truly missing out. It’s such a wonderful recipe that is loved by all who have tried it. In the Ukrainian/Russian culture, serving the gravy over mashed potatoes is a must. Unlike the traditional brown gravy in America, the gravy I grew up with is a meal in itself. It typically has meat (chicken or beef), with vegetables, it’s very thick and filling.

Chicken Mushroom Marsala Gravy served with mashed potatoes.

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I made the Chicken Marsala Recipe once for dinner and as I was serving the chicken with the mashed potatoes, a thought came to create a recipe for gravy with the ingredients. The whole family loved the concept.

Chicken Mushroom Marsala Gravy served with buckwheat on plate.

how to make gravy-

  • Cut chicken into thin strips and slice the mushrooms.
  • In a Dutch oven (or deep skillet), over med/high heat add the oil. Once hot, add chicken thighs and cook until fully cooked, stirring as needed. Lightly season with salt and pepper. Remove from Dutch oven.
  • Add mushrooms and sauté until golden, lightly salt and pepper. Add the butter, once the butter melts, add flour and whisk vigorously.
  • Pour the chicken broth into the Dutch oven and add the chicken back, stir. Bring to a soft boil, cook 10 minutes on medium heat.
  • Pour in the heavy whipping cream and wine and simmer 3-4 minutes.
  • Garnish with your favorite herbs. Serve immediately.

How to make gravy with chicken, mushrooms, and Marsala wine.

what wine do I use for this gravy recipe?

You can use any red wine, we use a cheap Marsala wine from the grocery store.

what to serve chicken marsala gravy with-

The beauty of this recipe is that it can be served over your favorite side. You can serve it over creamy mashed potatoes, buckwheat, rice or even over your favorite pasta.

 Gravy with noodles and a side salad.

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Chicken Marsala Gravy Recipe

Mushroom Chicken Marsala Recipe. Chunky chicken and mushroom in a marsala wine gravy that can be served over your favorite side of mashed potatoes, buckwheat, rice or pasta.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken marsala recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 270kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken thighs, cut into strips
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 12 oz white mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup Marsala wine
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Cut chicken into thin strips. Slice mushrooms.
  • In a Dutch oven (or deep skillet), over med/high heat, add oil. 
    Once the oil is hot, add the chicken and cook until browned, stirring as needed. Lightly season with salt and pepper. Remove the chicken from the Dutch oven.
  • Add mushrooms and sauté until golden, lightly salt and pepper. Add the butter. Once butter melts, add flour and whisk vigorously. 
  • Add chicken broth and the chicken back to the Dutch oven. Bring to a soft boil, cook 10 minutes over medium heat.
  • Add wine and heavy whipping cream. Simmer 3-4 minutes. Garnish with your favorite herbs. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Marsala Gravy Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 139mg 46%
Sodium 525mg 22%
Potassium 524mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Sugars 1g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 7.6%
Vitamin C 10.7%
Calcium 2.9%
Iron 8.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Evelina 04/02/2018, 8:46 pm Link Reply

    Tried this today and liked it, much simpler than other chicken marsala recipes I’ve tried. Thank you Valentina! Next time I may add some onions when I cook the mushrooms

    • admin 04/02/2018, 11:49 pm Link Reply

      Thanks for the wonderful feedback, Evelina. Adding some onions when sauteeing the mushrooms is a wonderful idea! 🙂

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