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Chicken Marsala recipe

Emeril Lagasse Chicken Marsala Recipe

This version of chicken marsala is very famous across the United States of America. This recipe is created by the renowned chef Emeril Lagasse.
4.34 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 333.9 kcal


Large Pan


  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • ½ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 cups Mushrooms (sliced)
  • ¾ cup Marsala
  • 4 teaspoons Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • Chives (chopped) (for garnish)

For Emeril’s Essence

  • 2 ½ teaspoons Paprika
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Leaf Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Thyme


  • Mix the paprika, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, cayenne pepper, oregano, and thyme in a bowl. Store this essence in a container or jar.
  • In a bowl, mix the flour and the essence. Now, add the chicken breasts to this flour mixture and mix it thoroughly.
  • Heat some oil in a large pan. Then, add butter to it and cook the chicken breasts in it.
  • Cook them for about 3 minutes until they are golden brown and set them aside.
  • Now, add some more butter in the pan and add mushrooms to it.
  • Cook the mushrooms until they are golden brown.
  • In this pan, add the marsala wine and boil it until it gets reduced to half. Then, add the chicken stock in it. Cook for over 3 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  • Now, lower the heat and add the chicken breasts in the pan. Cook them in this sauce until the sauce reaches the desired consistency.
  • Add some more butter, salt, and pepper according to your taste.
  • Garnish it with some chopped chives and serve right away.


Calories: 333.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.3g | Protein: 30.8g | Cholesterol: 77.3mg | Sodium: 624.2mg | Fiber: 2.1g | Sugar: 8g
Keyword American, Chicken Marsala, Emeril Lagasse Chicken Marsala
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