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How to Make the Best Healthy Chicken Marsala

How to Make the Best Healthy Chicken Marsala

If you're looking for a delicious dinner idea perfect for busy weeknights or a romnatic night in, look no further. This chicken marsala recipe isn't your average weeknight dinner and it's simple to make. Because the last thing you want when you come home from a long day is to spend hours making dinner. In less than an hour, you'll have a tasty and nutritious chicken marsala that you will want to add to your recipe book.


  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 4 (5 oz. total) chicken breasts, boned, skinless
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock, fat skimmed from the top
  • 1/2 lemon, juice only
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped


1. Mix together pepper, salt, and flour. Coat chicken with seasoned flour.

2. In a heavy-bottomed skillet, heat oil. Place chicken breasts in skillet and brown on both sides, then remove and set aside.

3. To skillet, add wine and stir until heated. Add juice, stock, and mushrooms. Stir, reduce heat, and cook for about 10 minutes, until the sauce is partially reduced.

4. Return browned chicken breasts to skillet. Spoon sauce over chicken.

5. Cover and cook for about 5–10 minutes or until chicken is done.

6. Serve sauce over chicken. Garnish with chopped parsley.


Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 chicken breast with 1/3 cup of sauce

Each serving provides:

Calories: 285
Total fat: 8 g
Saturated fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 85 mg
Sodium: 236 mg
Total fiber: 1 g
Protein: 33 g
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Potassium: 348 mg

Feel free to serve this deicious chicken marsala over a side of your favorite pasta noodles or rice and broccoli. And more for weeknight recipe ideas, try our healthy baked pork chops or healthy beef stroganoff. Happy cooking!

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