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chicken marsala with broccoli

Chicken Marsala

Classic chicken dish that is easy to prepare for a succulent flavorful dish!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • large skillet with a cover
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • shallow bowl or dish


  • 4 boneless chicken breasts sliced lengthwise Slice each piece in half lengthwise for even thin chicken pieces
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teas salt
  • 1/2 teas ground black or white pepper
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream substitutes: half & half
  • 1/2 cup marsala wine substitutes: dry red wine
  • 1-2 garlic cloves finely minced substitutes: garlic powder, see jar for measurement equivalent


  • Mix flour, salt and pepper in shallow dish
  • Cut chicken lengthwise, set aside
  • Heat butter and olive oil to skillet over medium heat. Take care to mix oil and butter to prevent butter from overbrowning
  • Coat each chicken pieces with flour mixture
  • Gently put into heated skillet cooking 3 minutes on each side until lightly browned
  • Remove lightly browned chicken and set aside on a plate
  • Add sliced mushrooms and garlic to skillet and stir, cooking until browned
  • Add marsala wine (or substituted dry red) scraping bits from skillet, bring to a boil
  • Add chicken broth, throughly stir together with the wine, continue to boil for 2 -3 minutes
  • Reduce heat to LOW, return chicken to the skillet
  • Pour cream in gently stirring together. Cover and simmer for 10-15 mintues
Keyword recipe, easy to make, large groups, main dish, chicken