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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.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Valentina's Corner


  • 2 large chicken breasts, boneless skinless
  • 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 unsalted butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour

chicken breading-


  • 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.