Easy Chicken Marsala

By Rena Awada | Updated On November 22, 2020

Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe –Sauteed tender and juicy chicken breasts in a savory marsala mushroom sauce made with Marsala wine. This chicken marsala recipe is super easy to make and ready in less than 20 minutes.

easy chicken marsala recipe

Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

This chicken marsala recipe is not only super quick to put together, but it is also a delicious low carb meal that’s perfect for those who are on the keto diet. Serve this easy chicken recipe with a side of veggies like broccoli and mashed potatoes. Want to keep this a completely low carb meal? Make my cauliflower mash with it! I promise you won’t regret it!

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Some questions you may have about this chicken marsala

What side dishes pair well with chicken marsala?

So many side dishes will work really well with this chicken marsala. Keeping in low carb some options would be zucchini noodles, roasted veggies or my cauliflower mash recipe 

Aside from those, I have a few side dishes that will also taste great with this marsala recipe:

How do you thicken Marsala wine sauce?

Most times when you allow any sauce to simmer down it will start to thicken. But for optimal thickness and result for marsala sauce for your chicken marsala recipe, it is best to add a thickening agent like cornstarch, arrowroot powder, xanthan gum or simply some whole wheat flour.

What can I use instead of cornstarch on keto?

If you are on a strict keto diet and would rather not use cornstarch in this chicken marsala recipe there are other options even though the amount used is very small.

  • Arrowroot
  • Psyllium Husk
  • Xanthan Gum
  • Flaxseed
  • Almond meal
  • Coconut flour

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easy chicken marsala recipe

Easy Chicken Marsala

Sauteed chicken breasts in a savory marsala mushroom sauce.
5 from 6 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
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Total Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 248kcal
Author: Rena


  • 4 Boneless skinless chicken breasts thin
  • 2 Tsp Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cups Sliced mushrooms
  • ½ Cup Chicken broth
  • ½ Cup Marsala wine
  • 2 Tsp Butter
  • 1 Tsp Corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped parsley


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side, until golden brown and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the pan; place on a plate and cover with foil to keep warm
  • Add the mushrooms to the pan and cook until softened, 3-4 minutes. Season the mushrooms with salt and pepper.
  • Add the chicken broth and wine to the pan; bring to a simmer. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch with 2 teaspoons water. Add the cornstarch to the pan and stir constantly until sauce has just thickened.
  • Add the chicken back to the pan and coat with the mushroom sauce. Top with parsley and serve.


Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 269mg | Potassium: 738mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 96IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. Jessica G. says

    5 stars
    This was fantastic! Only thing is I did double the ingredients on the sauce because I like it extra saucy and I added more mushrooms. But absolutely delicious.

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