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creamy chicken marsala with mashed potatoes and spinach

Creamy Chicken Marsala

  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Creamy Chicken Marsala is a classic Italian-American dish made by pairing perfectly pan-seared chicken breasts with a creamy marsala sauce.


Units Scale
  • 1 lb organic boneless chicken breast
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 5 oz. fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/3 cup dry marsala wine
  • 1/3 cup organic chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground thyme


  1. Slice the chicken breast in half lengthwise. Season both sides with black pepper, salt, ground cumin, and smoked paprika. Slightly coat each side of the chicken breast with 2 tablespoons of flour.
  2. Add olive oil to a large skillet and heat to medium. Cook chicken for 4 minutes on each side and set the side when done.
  3. Remove any excess oil from the skillet. Slightly lower heat to medium-low. Add butter, 1 tbsp flour, minced garlic, and mushrooms. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add marsala wine and chicken stock to the skillet and cook for 4 minutes.
  5. Add whipping cream, Worcestershire sauce, oregano, garlic powder, and ground thyme. Stir until combined. Allow all ingredients to cook for 7 minutes.
  6. Place the cooked chicken back in the sauce and continue to simmer for about 3 minutes. You can also serve the marsala sauce on top of the chicken.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Calories: 420
  • Sugar: 1.4g
  • Sodium: 537mg
  • Fat: 24.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.7g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Protein: 35.6g
  • Cholesterol: 138mg

Keywords: Chicken Marsala, marsala sauce, creamy chicken marsala