Here is my paleo recipe on the traditional chicken Marsala! Great dish for entertaining and preparing in advance. Stress free.

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Ingredients

5
Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place chicken cutlets between 2 sheets of plastic wrap on a solid, level surface. Firmly pound the meat with the smooth side of a meat mallet to a 1/4-inch thickness. Season both sides with salt and pepper.

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat until butter is melted. Place chicken cutlets into the skillet; cook until both sides are golden brown, about 5 minutes for each side.

  • Lower the heat to medium; add olive oil to the skillet if needed. Place prosciutto and shallots into the skillet; cook and stir until warmed, about 1 minute. Stir in the mushrooms and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Pour wine into skillet; simmer until flavors combine, about 1 minute. Add chicken stock; simmer and stir until the sauce reduces slightly, about 1 minute.

  • Stir 1 tablespoon of butter into the skillet. Return chicken to the pan; simmer until chicken is heated through, about 1 minute. Garnish with parsley, salt, and pepper.

Cook's Notes:

Bella mushrooms can be substituted for cremini mushrooms.

Tips

Do not crowd the pan. Remove the chicken to a large platter to keep warm while cooking the rest of the cutlets.

Tips

I sauteed the chicken in advance (just to brown) and put it in a baking dish then covered and refrigerated. When ready to get dinner going, I sautéed the rest of the ingredients, poured over the chicken in the baking dish and baked at 300 degrees for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

357.1 calories; 28.9 g protein; 5.8 g carbohydrates; 96.6 mg cholesterol; 811.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (5)

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Rating: 5 stars
08/19/2018
The best Chicken Marsala yet!! The prosciutto adds so much velvety flavor. Ive made it according to the recipe numerous times and it turned out perfect. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/04/2020
I love chicken marsala, and decided to try this version because of the added prosciutto. Next time I would definitely cut the prosciutto smaller than in thirds - I found the large pieces made each bite too salty. There also seems to be a missing instruction in Step 2 to remove the chicken from the pan. This was served over mashed potatoes for fairly easy weeknight meal. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/19/2018
The best Chicken Marsala yet!! The prosciutto adds so much velvety flavor. Ive made it according to the recipe numerous times and it turned out perfect. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/06/2020
Really tasty! Just skipped the parsley but the rest was great Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/21/2020
Awesome...loved it:) Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/25/2017
Excellent! I followed recipe exactly but added 2 cloves of fresh minced garlic! My family devoured it! I served it over fettuccine mixed with pesto (not sure if that is paleo) but it was a hit! Will definetely make this again! Read More