Chicken and Shiitake Marsala
Cooking time45 min
How to provide a traditional Italian dish an Asian flavor? This Chicken and Shiitake Marsala recipe is going to teach you how to adopt such a method of approach and it is being done by adding shiitake mushrooms and green onions. If you cannot find Marsala, you can replace it with dry sherry. Marsala can be described as a fortified Italian wine and, the golden brown color, nutty flavor and sweetness have made it an indispensable ingredient in sweet and savory dishes. With quantity of ingredients advocated in this Chicken and Shiitake Marsala recipe, you can serve it for 4 people. First of all, you need to place each chicken breast half between two sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap. The thickness should be kept to 1/2-inch thickness using a small heavy skillet or a meat mallet.
Then, you need to heat a big nonstick skillet over medium–high heat. The pan should be coated with cooking spray.
The next step is to sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken in an even manner.
Now, the chicken should be added to the pan. It should be cooked for 5 to 6 minutes on each side until done. .
Then, chicken and drippings should be removed from the pan. Set aside. Keep warm.
The pan needs to be heated over medium- high heat. The pan has to be coated using cooking spray.
Mushrooms have to be added.
Then, they need to be coated using cooking spray.
Cook for 2 minutes until the mushrooms turn tender.
You must keep on stirring in a frequent manner.
Now, you should add 3 tablespoons onions and wine.
The next step is to cook for 30 seconds over high heat.
Then, the heat must be reduced.
Add butter and keep on stirring until the butter melts.
Now, the drippings and chicken should be added to pan.
Stir in a gentle manner.
Place chicken on a platter.
Mushroom sauce must be spooned over chicken.
You can also sprinkle the remaining onions before serving.
- Black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon.
- Skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – 4 (The quantity should be equivalent to 6 ounces).
- Cooking spray.
- Salt- 1/4 teaspoon.
- Sliced shiitake mushrooms – 2 packages (3 1/2 ounces).
- Butter – 2 tablespoons.
- Finely chopped green onions – 2 nos. (The quantity should be equivalent to 1/3 cups). (It should be divided).
- Marsala wine – 1/2 cup.