Chicken Marsala Recipe

An easy and quick classic Chicken Marsala recipe. Breaded and pan-fried chicken cutlets in a creamy and rich Marsala wine sauce and loaded with mushrooms.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chicken marsala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 545kcal
Author Valentina's Corner


  • 2 large chicken breasts (3 small)
  • 3 Tbsp oil
  • 12 oz. white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup Marsala wine
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 Tbsp flour

chicken breading-

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • tsp salt


  • Cut the chicken breast in half lengthwise. Lightly beat chicken until even in thickness.
  • In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the breading.
  • Generously coat the chicken cutlets in the chicken breading.
  • In a skillet, heat 3 Tbsp oil. Once hot, cook the chicken until fully cooked flipping halfway, cook 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  • Using the same pan, saute the mushrooms with 1 tsp oil in until fully cooked.
  • Add 2 Tbsp butter and garlic and saute for another minute.
  • Add flour and quickly stir.
  • Add the wine, broth, salt, pepper and simmer about 2 minutes, until sauce thickens.
  • Add in the heavy whipping cream, simmer for another minute.
  • Add the chicken back into the pan and cover with the mushrooms Marsala wine. Cook until chicken is hot. 
  • Garnish with fresh herbs.
  • Enjoy, friends.



Calories: 545kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 903mg | Potassium: 834mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 8.2mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1.6mg