Easy Italian Chicken Marsala in red frying pan

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala is an easy dinner recipe with pan seared chicken, marsala wine, butter and mushrooms in just 20 minutes that tastes like your favorite Italian restaurant!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Chicken Marsala, How to Cook Chicken Marsala
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 460 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 2 chicken breasts , boneless and skinless
  • 1/3 cup flour for coating
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock , (or chicken broth)
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine
US Customary - Metric


  1. Cut the chicken breasts in half, butterflied to make four thinner chicken breast pieces.

  2. Mix together the flour, salt and pepper then coat the chicken pieces in it.

  3. Add the butter and olive oil to a large skillet on medium high heat and cook the chicken in it 4-5 minutes on each side until golden brown.

  4. Remove the chicken from the pan, add in the mushrooms and cook for 3-4 minutes until browned.

  5. Add the chicken back in, pour in the chicken stock and wine and let simmer for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Marsala
Amount Per Serving
Calories 460 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 114mg38%
Sodium 473mg21%
Potassium 658mg19%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 505IU10%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.