Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton, editor of Gourmet Magazine. One of the best marsala recipes I have tasted.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut pockets into chicken breasts.
  2. Season pockets with salt, pepper and thyme.
  3. Stuff each breast with a slice of prosciutto and a piece of Fontina.
  4. Dip chicken breasts in flour.
  5. Heat skillet.
  6. Add oil to skillet and saute chicken breasts until brown on both sides.
  7. Remove browned chicken from skillet.
  8. Add more oil if necessary.
  9. Add mushrooms to skillet and saute on high heat until browned.
  10. Mushroom liquid will start to deglaze the pan.
  11. Add marsala to skillet and reduce by half, about 5-minutes.
  12. Add chicken stock to skillet and put chicken back into the pan.
  13. Simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 5-10 minutes.
  14. Transfer chicken to platter.
  15. Thicken sauce by making a buerre manie with butter and flour, and whisking it until sauce thickens.
Most Helpful

5 5

Impressive and not difficult. Used gorgonzola because I had it on hand and scaled down recipe for two. Served over mashed potatoes and it was very tasty. A little salty, next time I will use low sodium chicken broth. Sauce thickened wonderfully with the butter/flour dough. Will definitely make again.