Chicken Marsala

Southern Living Cooking School
Prep: 15 min., Cook: 19 min.
Makes 4 servings


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1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pound chicken breast cutlets
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 (12-ounce) package sliced white or crimini mushrooms
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/3 cup Marsala wine*
1 cup low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves


1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a shallow dish. Dredge chicken in flour mixture.

2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook 5 minutes on each side or until done. Remove and keep warm.

3. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter or margarine in skillet over medium heat. Add onion and mushrooms, and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon flour, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add wine, and cook 1 minute, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet; add broth and thyme. Bring to a boil over high heat, and cook, stirring often, 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve sauce over chicken.

* 1/3 cup low-sodium fat-free chicken broth may be substituted.

Created date

October 2007