If you haven’t had this dish yet, you are in for a treat. You wouldn’t believe slow cooking chicken and mushroom in marsala wine for a couple of hours would produce so much flavor! I assure you, this Chicken Marsala slow cooker recipe is fantastic!
A New Favorite Way to Eat Chicken, The Chicken Marsala
I am sure you already have a favorite way to eat chicken. However, you should get ready to push it aside. You will be stunned at the intensity of the rich flavor that is packed into this super simple dish! I had no idea why people were so crazy about it because it didn’t seem like it was anything special. The ingredients didn’t scream delicious. I assure you, this recipe is fantastic!
The marsala wine, does something magical, when cooked low and slow. Mm!
For this recipe you are going to need a slow cooker. I’ve used the Crock Pot Brand for many years now. However, you can use whatever brand you like. There are many companies that are now making slow cookers. I believe the Instant Pot even has a slow cooker button! I have heard mixed reviews about the slow cooker function on the Instant Pot though. Although, I have not tried it myself.
The sauce which is mostly made up of Marsala cooking wine ends up being absolutely divine. It is kind of like brown gravy. It is not overly thick but it is rich in flavor. Marsala chicken is wonderful served over a bed of rice.
- 12 oz Marsala wine
- 4-5 Chicken Breasts
- 12 oz white button mushrooms (sliced thin)
- 5 cloves garlic (minced)
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 handful fresh parsley (chopped)
- salt and pepper to taste
- Grease your slow cooker with nonstick spray.
- Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place into the slow cooker.
- Add garlic, mushrooms, and wine to the slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on low for about 6 hours.
- Mix cornstarch and water together.
- Pour into the slow cooker and stir.
- Turn the heat up to high, cover, and cook for 20 more minutes or until the sauce has thickened.
- Pull the chicken out and shred it. Then, place it back into the pan. *optional
- Salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve over a bed of rice.
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Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 258Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 85mgSodium 495mgCarbohydrates 18gFiber 2gSugar 2gProtein 33g
For the most accurate nutritional information, you should calculate the nutritional value of each ingredient yourself. These calculations are provided by a third party and are not expected to be exact. You are solely responsible for ensuring the nutritional information you use is accurate.
Serve this dish with rice, peas or other greens. Such as green beans, collards, or turnips. You could also serve this dish with pasta instead of rice. Chicken marsala goes great with a side salad and a glass of red wine.
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