Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe {25 Minute Dinner!}

Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

This Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe is only 211 calories and can be made fast!

Chicken marsala recipes are typically heavy and full of fat and calories, but this low calorie recipe for chicken marsala is low in calories and filling.

Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

This chicken marsala with mushrooms can be made (from start to finish) in just 25 minutes. It’s a wonderful weeknight dinner recipe, and goes great over our Low Calorie Mashed Potatoes!

This healthy recipe with marsala wine is impressive yet easy… making it one of our favorite low calorie chicken recipes for dinner.

This easy chicken marsala recipe is just 211 calories and can be made in only 25 minutes!

Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

This marsala chicken recipe comes with a low calorie marsala wine sauce. But don’t worry, we will burn off all the alcohol making this a family friendly chicken recipe.

We made this chicken marsala recipe easy by including a printable recipe card, shopping list, nutrition label and more… So you can whip up this chicken and mushroom recipe quickly and easily without any extra fuss.

This authentic Italian chicken marsala recipe comes with everything you need to make a quick weeknight meal. Here’s what you’ll find in the sections below.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Chicken Marsala Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Chicken Marsala
  • Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Chicken Marsala

Make this recipe for chicken marsala easy enough for hectic nights. Take a screenshot of the shopping list on your phone so you have it available anytime, and print out the recipe card or email to yourself for quick referencing.

We’ve even done all the nutrition math for you and included a fancy nutrition and calorie guide!

Up next, you’ll find the chicken marsala ingredients highlighted in an easy to snapshot, shopping list!

Chicken Marsala Ingredients

The best chicken marsala recipe all comes down to the ingredients. In this section you will find a shopping list that you can screenshot on your phone for quick referencing at the grocery store.

The most important part of this recipe, is the marsala wine for chicken marsala. We have included a link as a quick reference guide, there you can see a photo or even order the correct wine for marsala sauce.

Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

It really comes down to the chicken marsala sauce recipe here… The wine and mushrooms cook down into a heavenly sauce that goes perfectly over chicken breasts. We only use a tiny bit of butter to boost flavor and add the creaminess you crave when making a chicken marsala wine recipe.

Special Tip: You can find the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings you want to make, and it will do all the math for you!

Chicken Marsala Ingredients:

  • Chicken breasts (boneless and skinless)
  • Flour or (gluten-free flour)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil spray
  • Crimini or porcini mushrooms halved
  • Marsala wine
  • Chicken stock
  • Butter

This handful of ingredients (many of them you may already have) will create an impressive and quick dinner. If you don’t have Olive oil spray I highly recommend picking some up. It allows us to pan fry the chicken in little to no oil, thus cutting 100’s of calories and lots of fat.

Now that you know what is chicken marsala sauce made with, let’s move onto the handy “how to” guide. In the next section we will easily outline the directions to making this low calorie chicken and mushrooms marsala recipe.

Up next, you’ll learn how to make chicken marsala low in calories, and in under 25 minutes!

How to Make Chicken Marsala

This recipe for marsala sauce was the key to making the mushroom chicken marsala low in calories.

We were able to keep the calories low, so you can enjoy this wonderful recipe without hurting your diet. Below you will find a handy “how to” guide to teach you how to cook this traditionally high calorie recipe, just 211 calories. Best of all, it tastes like the original!

Recipes with marsala wine are complex and delicious. But don’t worry about the alcohol! We will burn it off so you are left with a family friendly marsala sauce recipe for chicken the entire family will love!

Special Tip: You can find the directions, measurements, nutrition and more all together in the recipe card below!

How to Make Chicken Marsala:

  1. Cut the chicken breasts in half into cutlets, so that you have two thin slices for each breast.
  2. To a shallow bowl or pie pan, combine the flour, salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, and spray with olive oil.
  4. Dredge both sides of the chicken cutlets in the seasoned flour, shaking off the excess.
  5. Add the cutlets into the pan and fry for 4-5 minutes on each side until golden brown. Remove the chicken to a large platter.
  6. Lower the heat to medium and add the mushrooms and sauté until they are browned, about 5 minutes.
  7. Pour the Marsala wine in the pan and boil for a few seconds to cook out the alcohol.
  8. Add the chicken stock and simmer for a minute to reduce the sauce slightly.
  9. Stir in the butter and return the chicken to the pan. Cook for 2-3 additional minutes to heat the chicken through.
  10. To each plate add one chicken cutlet, spoon over mushrooms and sauce. This easy chicken marsala sauce goes great with mashed potatoes or pasta.

Some people like to make chicken marsala pasta, and it’s a wonderful mix with this low calorie recipe! Simply add 1/2 cup of pasta to a plate or bowl, and top with a heaping serving of this easy chicken marsala.

In the next section will will bring together the ingredients, directions and more helpful information, all in one place. The recipe card can easily double or triple this recipe for you with the click of a button, it’s just another way we made this chicken marsala recipe easy!

Up next, a sharable recipe card that will do measurement math for you!!

Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

This easy chicken recipe makes a wonderful weeknight meal. You can whip it up (from start to finish!) in just 25 minutes.

Best of all, this recipe for chicken breasts is just 211 calories per serving! Making this easy chicken dinner recipe healthy enough for most diets!

If you want to make this a gluten-free chicken recipe, simply use your favorite gluten free flour in place of the flour. It won’t change the flavor or texture!

Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

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This Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe is only 211 calories, and can be made in just 25 minutes, start to finish!
We love to serve this chicken marsala recipe over our low calorie mashed potatoes, or just alone alongside a crisp salad.
Now you can enjoy chicken and mushrooms marsala recipes without hurting your diet!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 211 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 chicken breasts boneless and skinless
  • 1/4 cup flour or gluten-free flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Olive oil spray
  • 8 ounces crimini or porcini mushrooms halved
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Instructions
 

  • Cut the chicken breasts in half into cutlets, so that you have two thin slices for each breast.
  • To a shallow bowl or pie pan, combine the flour, salt and pepper.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, and spray with olive oil.
  • Dredge both sides of the chicken cutlets in the seasoned flour, shaking off the excess.
  • Add the cutlets into the pan and fry for 4-5 minutes on each side until golden brown. Remove the chicken to a large platter.
  • Lower the heat to medium and add the mushrooms and sauté until they are browned, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour the Marsala wine in the pan and boil for a few seconds to cook out the alcohol.
  • Add the chicken stock and simmer for a minute to reduce the sauce slightly.
  • Stir in the butter and return the chicken to the pan. Cook for 2-3 additional minutes to heat the chicken through.
  • To each plate add one chicken cutlet, spoon over mushrooms and sauce. This easy chicken marsala sauce goes great with mashed potatoes or pasta.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1cutletCalories: 211kcalCarbohydrates: 7.3gProtein: 24.9gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1.9gCholesterol: 79mgSodium: 466mgPotassium: 499mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 0.4gCalcium: 13mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Main Course
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Nutrition and Calories in Chicken Marsala

This chicken recipe is unlike the traditional version. It’s 100’s of calories lower, but tastes just like the full fat version!

We used a few ingredient swaps to make this chicken marsala low in calories. Be sure to see the recipe card above for our low calorie, healthy version of this yummy recipe!

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