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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 282.9
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 102.7 mg
  • Sodium: 209.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 42.8 g

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Chicken Marsala


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Chicken Marsala RECIPE

Introduction

Wine, lemons, and mushrooms flavor this chicken recipe the lower salt and lower fat way. Wine, lemons, and mushrooms flavor this chicken recipe the lower salt and lower fat way.

Ingredients

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

Directions

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 chicken from skillet and set aside.



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



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





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  • 62 of 64 people found this review helpful
    If you pat the chicken dry and dust it with the flour and let it sit for a bit of do the flour in the am and leave in
    fridge until ready to sautee it will stick to the chicken better and not fall off. This is a method used in commercial kitchens. but not overloading the flour is the key. - 1/25/09

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  • Very Good
    32 of 33 people found this review helpful
    Tried it tonight. After reading the reviews, I also added minced fresh garlic, and some minced onions. I also coated the chicken with Potato Flour instead of white flour(less carbs) . I will defintely make it again. Thanks. - 3/2/09

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  • 26 of 28 people found this review helpful
    I use a similar recipe, though no flour, brown the chicken on one side then flip and add just the wine (no stock). I also cover so it heats through and the chicken absorbs the wine flavor. On simmering heat I cook for 10 mins then add mushrooms till soft. Delicious! - 3/2/09

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  • Very Good
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I've made this twice now, and it really is delicious! I've got to agree with Twinsanity - the mushrooms are the best part! I use portabella. - 4/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night and it was fantastic. I usually veer from recipes...but I didn't see a need to on this one. The sauce was light but packed with flavor. My whole family loved it! - 2/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I skip the flour step because it just peels off (add a bit mixed with water at the end to thicken if needed) and just brown the breasts nekkid. I also add way more FRESH mushrooms--like little sponges that absorb all the savory flavors, they are THE BEST part! - 3/14/07

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  • Very Good
    11 of 19 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! I used chkn tenders I didnt have marsala wine, so i used white wine, i didnt have chkn stock so i used vegetable broth. i added a lot of more mshrms and i added grlic pwder and onion pwder, didnt coat the chkn w/ flour, added crnstrch in sauce,didnt have lemon so i used lime. will make again - 8/24/08

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This was so tasty! I served it with whole wheat pasta and steamed asparagus. Very satisfying! - 6/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Very good, chicken marsala is one of my favorites. This recipe packs a lot of flavor without gaining too many calories. In addition to the recipe, I put in fresh spinach and garlic. - 11/15/07

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  • 9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    freezes well - 7/27/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    We loved this. I served it with whole wheat pasta tossed with olive oil, parmesan cheese and parsley. I will make this again but next time I won't coat chicken in flour before browning. Next time I will add the flour to the sauce to thicken before adding the chicken back in.Thanks for sharing! - 6/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is wonderful! My fiancee says it tastes like fine dining quality and will be made many times over. The only suggestion to be made is to add a tad more sauce and more mushrooms. Very delicious! - 6/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe for one of my favorite dishes. I served it with Barila whole grain pasta, and steamed spinach on the side. It was wonderful! - 6/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Used ground-up 'grape nuts' (cereal) for the coating and added spices - garlic powder, parsley, spicy pepper etc. (what ever you like to your taste). Did add 1 egg to dip chicken in and then the coating - but this covered about 12-14 chicken tenderloins (prefrozen). Added crunch -stayed on also.GOOD - 1/27/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious. I used white wine this time and it was very good. Next time I will try it with marsala wine and I will add more mushrooms. My husband loved it! - 6/27/08

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This was great. I had my nephew make it. Very simple. I added a litte onion and garlic powder for flavor. I usd the flour in the sauce to thicken for a gravy instead of breading. The whole family loved it. It will be made again in my house. - 6/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Marsala was excellent. I added a little water to mix after adding chicken - but my family loved it. Don't remember cleaner plates at the end of dinner. Healthy and satisfying. Thanks! - 4/16/07

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This chicken was great! I cooked the chicken breast in Pam instead of oil to save a few calories. Also, I used sodium free, fat free chicken broth. My family loved it!
    Thank you. P.S. Add extra mushrooms. I used portabellos. - 7/11/07

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I didn't even use a measuring cup for the sauce, and it turned out deeeelicious! The chicken was so juicy and yummy, I did add a little garlic and will definitely make this again! - 6/23/09

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I see a lot of comments that the chicken coated in flour got soggy... why not try Panko bread crumbs? the give an excellent crunch and don't usually get soggy. You can find them with the oriental foods in your local grocery store or you can go to an oriental market to get them.
    - 6/21/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I used diluted beef consomme instead of chicken broth. It was great. We liked it a lot! - 8/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I both loved this recipe! I added garlic powder and onion powder, just because we need some form of garlic in our food. :-) - 4/9/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Very good! However, I found it to be a little too lemony for our tastes so next time I would cut back a little on the juice. I also added the whole can of broth and a little extra wine. Yummy. - 2/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    As good as a restaurant. Can also be made with very thin turkey breast (scallopine). I usually double the ingredients for the sauce; we like lots of sauce. - 9/27/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I didn't use flour and used white wine. Also added a couple of garlic cloves. Used a tbsp of corn starch to thicken. It was great! - 6/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this for my anniversary dinner. It was amazing. I used thin sliced chicken breasts and the flour didn't get soggy. I added extra mushrooms, artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes. Then I served it over whote wheat angel hair pasta. We have already made it again because it is so good!!! - 9/14/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made this last night - it was excellent! The chicken was very tender and the sauce was tasty. I doubled the amount of mushrooms though ( we like mushrooms!)
    Will definitely make it again - 7/12/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent low fat recipe, everyone loved this chicken marsala. It's our new standard recipe bye bye butter overload. I substituted gluten free all purpose flour to eliminate the gluten since I benefit from gluten free. - 2/21/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious! Very easy to make and my hubby loved it. I will definitely be making this again! I split the chicken breasts, browned them and added them to the sauce at the end. I definitely recommend getting the Marsala wine. It added such a good flavor! - 9/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I loved this! I didn't have any Marsala, so I used plain red cooking wine, I didn't have any Chicken stock so I used white cooking wine, doubled the mushrooms and added a heaping spoonful of minced garlic. I think I'll call it "Red & White Chicken" lol. - 5/13/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I aded another cup of mushrooms and doubled the liquid part of the recipe. I served it over whole wheat pasta- DELICIOUS. Definitely will make again. - 4/27/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely fantistic, I'm still salivating! I made it for my whole family last night and everyone loved it. I can't believe it's "diet" food - this is definitely a keeper. My husband wants me to make more sauce on the side next time :) Instead of Marsala Wine I used Port. Tonight ... leftovers - 3/12/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Made this tonight. Fantastic! Even my husband said this was a dinner to repeat! Thanks - 3/5/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I took the grapenuts suggestion and used white wine.I read most of the reviews and made a few changes We like it a lot and will definitely make it again. served Broccoli Brown Rice and carrots looked great on the plate. - 2/9/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tried this tonight! Delicious. Our children loved it. I will definately make this again. Used Scuppernong wine because I did not have Marsala wine. - 1/9/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was not only extremely easy to make but is one of the tastiest chicken recipes I have had in a long time. My family raved over this which is a HOOT! because they don't even know it was a low cal meal!! - 1/8/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a very easy recipe and filling. I served it with brown rice pasta. What a wonderful and easy meal. I also didn't have the Marsala wine and used some good white wine I had. My husband really enjoyed it too. - 1/8/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very easy recipe, only variation was that I used vegetable broth because I didn't have chicken broth. Oh yea I used two large chicken breasts and followed the recipe exactly as if for four breasts and I felt that the sauce was perfect. Not sure if it would have been enough for 4 servings. Try it! - 1/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this with chicken thighs and added shallots and garlic, dry sherry and white wine over angel hair pasta. It was fabulous! Even my 6 year old loved it! - 12/30/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Used pork instead of chicken. Needed a bit more spice, but the mushrooms made up for it. Very good! - 10/18/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Will try it - 6/20/09

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  • 1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I was disapointed in this recipe. Needs a lot more spices to jazz it up. It was rather bland. - 6/26/08

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Chicken marsala is one of our favorites so i will definately give this one a try this week! thanks for the recipe =) - 1/15/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I experiment with different varieties of mushroom for subtle flavor changes. And I agree: skip the flour coating and simply add a bit of whole wheat flour at the end to thicken the sauce. - 10/11/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    loved the sauce but next time I would do without the breading since it got soggy. - 6/9/07

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I've made this twice and both times it was awesome and my husband loved it. - 6/6/07

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  • I love making this. If needed you might also use a lemon instead of wine to achieve a similar flavor without the alcohol. I personally love wine or lemon for that matter. I also like to rinse and pat the chicken dry which helps the breading to stick during the cooking process. Great recipe! - 8/15/14

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  • This was delicious! I added extra mushrooms and they soaked up the delicious sauce along with the awesomely juicy chicken. Yum! - 1/29/14

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  • very good - 1/17/14

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  • A family favorite! - 1/14/14

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  • Excellent, and great for leftovers. Agree with adding garlic. Delish. - 1/8/14

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  • I have made this twice now, following the recipe as directed. Simple dish to prepare but delicious and seems like it took much longer. Served this time with sauteed spinach with a touch of garlic. We'll definitely be having this again. - 11/26/13

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  • Try some capers too. - 9/27/13

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  • This was great and we had leftovers for the next day. Hubby loved it too. - 8/26/13

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  • Fantastic! I love this dish and this recipe was a real winner. - 8/19/13

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  • Amazing...everyone enjoyed it! - 8/18/13

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  • Good. - 8/10/13

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  • Sounds quite tasty!

    Monica. - 8/6/13

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  • Loved this recipe, made it with another one on here I found for Cauliflower mashed potatoes the Family loved it! - 8/6/13

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  • This was a very good recipe, Thank You - 7/31/13

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  • I add onions as well - 7/31/13

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  • This TASTES great! However, I would skip flouring the chicken breasts initially and later add 1 Tbsp of flour to the wine sauce as it is reducing. (It's really only there as thickener for the sauce). Also, butterfly & pound your chicken breasts before cooking (they'll cook faster). - 7/30/13

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  • wonderful!! - 7/25/13

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  • served it with some noodles it was really good
    - 7/24/13

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  • I coated the chicken with flour and, as ECLARE13 suggested, I let it rest in the refrigerator for an hour before browning. The coating stayed on, even when warmed up for dinner #2 two days later. Very Good! - 7/24/13

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  • i'll try it thank u - 7/22/13

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  • This was very good. I used white wine because that is what I had on hand. I will make this again!! - 7/22/13

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  • This is my favorite Italian dish.
    I thinly cut my chicken breasts into medallions. Lightly coat with flour and then Flash fry...Just for a minute as they cook so quickly. Add the mushrooms, wine, water and simmer till the sauce thickens a bit. Simmer done is less than 5 minutes...
    Chicken is Mois - 7/21/13

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  • what Bobby responded I am inspired that a person able to make $9414 in 1 month on the computer. did you read this web site>>>www.Bar40.com - 7/20/13

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  • Will try this using wine vinegar instead of wine. - 7/19/13

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  • This was good but a little too lemony for me. Next time I will add minced garlic to the sauce and cut down on the lemon juice. - 7/18/13

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  • just as Emily responded I am surprised that anyone can profit $8866 in 4 weeks on the computer. did you see this site link www.Bar40.ℂom - 7/16/13

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  • I normally don't like wine in cooking, but thought I would give it shot this time...delicious! I did add more mushrooms just cause I needed to use them up (and I love mushrooms). I will definitely make this one again. - 6/23/13

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  • this was delicious! i made it again, using a shallot, and yellow bell pepper instead of the mushrooms, and used a Chardonnay instead of the marsala, as that is what I had on hand... totally different flavor, but every bit as good. - 5/4/13

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  • made it just like the recipe said except I used whole wheat flour. It was fabulous. The flour stayed on and was not a bit soggy. I did put the flour on a plate and quickly dipped the chicken in it giving it a very light flour coating. Will make this often. - 3/4/13

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  • Just made and the only change I made was I doubled the sauce and I cut the breast into pieces in order to make th chicken go farther....my frozen pkg did not have as much as I was expecting when it thawed. It was very good! Definitely a keeper! - 2/24/13

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  • ECLARE13 was really helpful with the tip on drying and flouring the chicken ahead. The crisping went beautifully! I did add onions after I took the chicken out and before the marsala. My husband and I really liked this dish! So many chicken dishes end up bland, but not this one. Thanks! - 1/31/13

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  • This recipe is great and even tastes better the second day. My husband and I both love it. - 1/25/13

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  • really enjoyed quick easy to make DH really liked the flavor - 1/19/13

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  • Very good - 10/24/12

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  • Loved this recipe! Will be making it again very soon. The only thing I did different was rather than put the chicken back into the frying pan is I put it in a casserole dish, poured the sauce over and baked it until the chicken was done. I served it over brown rice. mmmmm! - 9/18/12

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  • Made this tonight. Was very good. - 9/12/12

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  • OMG, this is sooooo good. Made it just as described and it came out perfectly. - 9/3/12

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  • This is excellent! The meal planner only doles out a half-serving, so I halved the recipe for the man and me. A great excuse to pick up some wine. - 9/2/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I dont know what everyone else where eating when reviewing this recipe but this was AWFUL. I figured this would be bad when I saw how much lemon was in it. But I followed the recipe anyway. One bite and the rest went down the drain. This might be good without the lemon. - 7/23/12

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  • Amazingly tender chicken recipe and very tasty following the instructions exactly - 6/20/12

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  • This was wonderful and very very easy. Great full flavor!
    - 6/18/12

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  • This is my favorite spark people receipe. I used cyanne pepper and red pepper flakes instead of salt and pepper. Very good if you are looking for a little spice. My family loved it. - 5/30/12

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  • a favorite
    - 3/26/12

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  • made this for dinner and it was great,put it over brown rice. let the marsala wine reduce down some before adding the rest of the liquids, this will give it better flavor - 2/26/12

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  • This recipe desperately needs shallots. It would take it to a whole 'nother level and not add many calories. You also need to pound the chicken out with the flat side of a meat tenderizer, it makes the chicken cook more evenly and dramatically improves the taste - TRUST ME ON THIS, will be amazing! - 2/21/12

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  • I add twice the mushrooms called for (because I love them) and added some diced onion. After adding the mushrooms and onions, I covered the pan and turned it down to simmer. The chicken turns out so tender! - 2/4/12

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  • Great - 1/18/12

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  • Great flavor. Loved it. - 1/17/12

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  • My family loved this! Definitely a favorite, will be making this again. - 1/7/12

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  • MADE THIS TODAY.... YUMMY DELISH~~~ My family finished it all.. we had fresh string beans as a side dish - 1/5/12

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  • Very good. - 12/7/11

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  • We do love chicken marsala. It is so good. thanks. - 12/1/11

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  • Love it! Didn't have Marsala wine so used Merlot instead and still had good results. - 11/11/11

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  • wonderful! Instant fave! - 11/8/11

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