Chicken Marsala

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell  

Our slow-cooker recipe for Chicken Marsala turns a classic Italian recipe into a fuss-free family favorite.

Yield: Makes 8 Servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 15 Minutes
Total: 5 Hours, 30 Minutes


  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 8 skinned and boned chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 (6-oz.) jars sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 cup sweet Marsala wine or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • Hot cooked rice
  • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley


  1. 1. Combine garlic and oil in a lightly greased 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; place in slow cooker. Arrange sliced mushrooms over chicken, and pour in wine.
  2. 2. Cover and cook on Low 5 to 6 hours. Remove chicken from slow cooker; cover to keep warm.
  3. 3. Stir together 1/2 cup water and cornstarch until smooth; stir cornstarch mixture into liquid in slow cooker. Increase heat to High. Cover and cook 10 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.
  4. 4. Return chicken to slow cooker. Cover and cook on High 5 minutes or until hot. Serve over hot cooked rice.
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