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Slow-Cooker Creamy Chicken Marsala

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 4 hr 35 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Savor this creamy twist on this traditional Italian chicken dish.

Ingredients

8
boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 2 lb)
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh cremini mushrooms (3 cups)
1/2
cup sweet Marsala wine or Progresso™ chicken stock or broth (from 32-oz carton)
3
tablespoons cornstarch
1/2
cup heavy whipping cream

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken thighs in slow cooker; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper.
  • 2 Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add garlic, thyme, mushrooms and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until soft and lightly browned. Spoon mushroom mixture over chicken thighs. Pour wine over chicken and mushrooms.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • 4 Remove chicken thighs from cooker; place on serving plate. Cover to keep warm. In small bowl, stir cornstarch and cream until well blended. Stir into liquid in cooker. Cover; cook on High heat setting 10 to 15 minutes or until thickened.
  • 5 Serve chicken with sauce.
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken thighs in slow cooker; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper.
  • 2 Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add garlic, thyme, mushrooms and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until soft and lightly browned. Spoon mushroom mixture over chicken thighs. Pour wine over chicken and mushrooms.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • 4 Remove chicken thighs from cooker; place on serving plate. Cover to keep warm. In small bowl, stir cornstarch and cream until well blended. Stir into liquid in cooker. Cover; cook on High heat setting 10 to 15 minutes or until thickened.
  • 5 Serve chicken with sauce.

Expert Tips

Marsala is an amber-colored wine from Sicily, with a flavor similar to, but richer than sherry. Marsala can be dry or sweet.

Make sure to use sweet Marsala in this chicken dish. Dry Marsala makes this dish too acidic.

Serve this creamy chicken with cooked fettuccine pasta.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
406.7
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15.9g
24%
Saturated Fat
6.0g
30%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
238.5mg
80%
Sodium
1058.3mg
44%
Total Carbohydrate
9.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
54.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2.50%
2%
Calcium
4.20%
4%
Iron
12.50%
12%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 6 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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