Chef Chuck's Chicken Marsala

Pollo al Marsala

This famous chicken Marsala dish has simple flavors we can all enjoy. The chicken was fork tender, with just a few key ingredients this recipe was quick and enjoyable. The combination of the Marsala wine and the mushrooms makes a rich dark gravy.

Chicken Marsala

2 boneless skinless chicken breast
flour for dredging
1 teaspoon dry oregano
salt and pepper
4 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup Marsala wine
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh parsley
1/2 pound angel hair pasta

Bring chicken to room temperature, wash and pat dry. Place plastic wrap on cutting board place chicken down and cover with more plastic wrap, using a mallet flatten to 1/4-1/2 inch. Dredge in flour, oregano, salt and pepper. In a frying pan heat butter and olive oil brown chicken for 3 minutes, turn over and add mushrooms and Marsala. Simmer with lid on for 12 minutes, add fresh parsley. Serve over angel hair pasta.


  1. Oh wow. Chef Chuck, you are a man after my own heart as this is my hands down favorite dish. Yours looks so rich and decadent that I can almost smell it from here. Very impressive.

  2. Hi Bridgett, I must have hit a bulls eye! So glad you like!! Thank You

  3. Chuck - You're reminding me how I need to go out and buy marsala and make this dish. Your version looks fantastic.

  4. Hi Ciao Chow Linda, You must Do!! Thank You.

  5. Chef Chuck, Like Rebecca, this is one of my all time fave Italian dishes, and the same goes for my hubbie! I can't wait to try your recipe. Great picture! Roz

  6. Hello bella, This is good news! Please enjoy, Thank You :)

  7. A georgous plate of fine food!


  8. Yes Sophie, Delishhhhhhhh~~~~~~~~ Thank You!

  9. I second Sophie - that is one fine dish. I can smell and taste it from here.

    Happy New Year, Chef Chuck. Wishing you "Auguri" and "tante belle cose" for 2010.

  10. Happy New Year, casalba! Thank You, Enjoy:)

  11. Chicken marsala was one of the 1st dishes I made on my own and what started my love for cooking. So nice!!!!

  12. Hi, Live.Love.Eat, Great why to start! Thank You

  13. Chuck, I am Karen Petrucci's son Bryon and she told me about your website. We made the chicken marsala as one of the dishes for my sons birthday and had to use corn starch instead of flour (someone had a wheat allergy) turned out fantastic. I will be using your site as a guide in the future

  14. Hello Bryon! This is a wonderful thing to hear from you! So glad you enjoyed the chicken marsala, and happy birthday to your son.:) Talk to you soon.
    Thank You