Chicken Marsala

IMG_1791What you need:

1 lb chicken breasts, cut in half and pounded thin (video here)

1 lb of Baby Bella mushrooms, sliced

1 small white or yellow onion, diced small

3 cloves garlic, minced

A few sprigs of fresh parsley

1/2 cup Marsala wine

1 cup chicken stock

1/2 cup flour

1/4 cup olive oil

1 tbsp butter

A few dashes of heavy cream

1 lb orzo pasta


What you do:

  1. Heat oven to 200F and start a pot of boiling water for orzo
  2. Dredge chicken in flour, salt and pepper)
  3. Place 2-3 pieces of check into a (med-high) hot pan with 2 tsp of oil and cook 3 minutes each side (time varies depending on thickness), once cooked put in oven to keep warm.
  4. Add orzo to boiling water (8-10 minutes)
  5. Using same pan, reduce heat to medium and add 1 tbsp oil, onion and garlic. Stirring constantly for 2 minutes until fragrant and onion is slightly translucent. Add mushrooms (and a splash of stock, if too dry) and saute for 2 more minutes.
  6. Turn the heat up to high and add 1/2 cup marsala wine, stir and let cook down to about half the liquid.
  7. Turn heat back to medium, add 1tbsp of butter, once melted add 1 cup chicken stock. IMG_1785
  8. Return chicken to pan for 2 minutes, remove from heat and add heavy cream.FullSizeRender (5)
  9. Strain orzo and lay as a bed for the Chicken Marsala on a large serving tray. IMG_1790
  10. Place Chicken Marsala on top of orzo, top with roughly chopped parsley and ENJOY! IMG_1791

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