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Chicken Marsala

Few ingredients, but plenty of flavor, make this an easy and elegant recipe.

Recipe Source: Stay Young At Heart
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
5 minutes 45 minutes 4 servings 1 chicken breast with ⅓ C sauce


⅛ tsp ground black pepper

¼ tsp salt

¼ C flour

1 Tbsp olive oil

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)

½ C Marsala wine

Fresh lemon juice, from ½ lemon

½ C chicken stock (skim fat from top)

½ C sliced mushrooms

1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

calories 277
Total fat 8 g
Saturated fat 2 g
Cholesterol 77 mg
Sodium 304 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Mix together black pepper, salt, and flour. Coat chicken breasts with seasoned flour.

  • 2
    In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Place chicken breasts in the skillet and brown on both sides. Then remove chicken from skillet and set aside.

  • 3
    To the skillet, add wine and stir until the wine is heated. Add lemon juice, chicken stock, and mushrooms. Stir to toss, reduce heat, and cook for about 10 minutes, until the sauce is partially reduced.

  • 4
    Return the browned chicken breasts to the skillet. Spoon the sauce over the chicken, then cover and cook for about 5-10 minutes or until chicken is done.

  • 5
    Serve sauce over chicken. Garnish with chopped parsley.

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