Chicken and mushroom marsala

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 Whole boneless chicken
.breasts, with skin (about
2 1/2 lbs) halved
1½ tablespoon Olive oil
3½ tablespoon Unsalted butter
1 Onion, sliced thin
¾ pounds Mushrooms, sliced thin
½ cup Marsala wine
1 cup Chicken broth
2 tablespoons Minced fresh parsley

Pat chicken dry and season with salt and pepper. In a heavy skillet heat oil and 1½ Tablespoons butter over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking and brown chicken in 2 batches, transferring with tongs to a large plate as browned.

Discard all but 1 T. fat from skillet and saute onion and mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until liquid mushrooms give off is evaporated. Add Marsala and cook mixture until Marsala is almost evaporated. Add broth and chicken with any juices on the plate and simmer, turning chicken once, until cooked through, about 15 minutes. Transfer chicken with tongs to a platter.

Simmer mushroom sauce until liquid is reduced to about ½ cup. Remove skillet from heat and stir in remaining 2 tablespoons butter and salt and pepper to taste, stirring until butter is just incorporated. Spoon mushroom sauce around chicken and sprinkle with parsley.

Source: Gourmet Magazine, June 1995 Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by Harrison <littlebear@...> on Feb 27, 1998

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