Stuffed Chicken Marsala

Курица в Марсале (Stuffed Chicken Marsala)
Stuffed Chicken Marsala is a super popular dish at our local Italian restaurant that I have been loving for years. I decided to recreate it home and the result was absolutely delicious!

The Chicken is juicy from being cooked in Marsala wine, and the stuffing or sun-dried tomatoes and cheese permeates it with flavor from the inside. Mushrooms are also added to the mix to build on the overall flavors of the dish.

Курица в Марсале (Stuffed Chicken Marsala)

Most often I serve the Stuffed Chicken Marsala with mashed potatoes, just like they’re served at the restaurant, but sometimes I like to change it up and serve it with pasta. Regardless of what you serve it with, it will be an impressive dinner!

Fettuccini pasta, green peas, mushroom, chicken breasts, Marsala wine, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan Cheese - a copycat recipe for an amazing pasta dish we order often at a local italian restaurant. | By Let the Baking Begin!

Try it and let me know what your favorite side dish for this recipe is!

Stuffed Chicken Marsala

Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Calories: 606 kcal
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 cup green peas frozen or fresh
  • 1 cup Marsala wine
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp parmesan grated
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Instructions

How to make Stuffed Chicken Marsala

  1. Dry chicken breasts with paper towel and make a slit horizontally in each breast so it opens like a book.
  2. Sprinkle inside and outside of the chicken breasts with with salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder.
  3. Then stuff the inside of each chicken breast with sun-dried tomatoes and grated parmesan.
  4. "Close" the chicken breast pockets encasing the filling.
  5. Dredge each breast in all purpose flour and sauté in a skillet with melted butter on each side until golden in color.
  6. Remove chicken to a dish, add sliced mushrooms and sauté for several minutes or until cooked through.
  7. Then, return the chicken back into the skillet, add 1 cup Marsala wine, cover the skillet with lid and allow the chicken to finish cooking until the chicken registers 165F on the inside, and the wine is reduced by half.
  8. Lastly, 2 minutes before the chicken is done cooking add 1/2 cup green peas. 

Recipe Notes

Serve the chicken with cooked pasta, mashed potatoes or any other side dish you desire.

Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Chicken Marsala
Amount Per Serving
Calories 606 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 136mg 45%
Sodium 243mg 10%
Potassium 959mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 14g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 22.1%
Vitamin C 22.8%
Calcium 9.6%
Iron 10.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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