Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

Total Time: 4 Hrs 25 Min

Slow Cooker

About this recipe

Savor the rich and savory delight of our Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala. This recipe is an epitome of convenience and exquisite flavors. Tender chicken breasts, seasoned with thyme, oregano, and more, are seared to perfection and then slow-cooked with earthy mushrooms and garlic. The magic happens when you pour in Holland House® Marsala Cooking Wine, infusing a deep, luscious taste. Finish with a velvety sauce, and serve it with your favorite accompaniment. A culinary masterpiece that's sure to please.

Prep Time: 10 Min

Cook Time: 4 Hrs 15 Min



  • 1.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 oz. baby bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 cup  Holland House® Marsala Cooking Wine
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1/4  cup water
  • 1/4  cup heavy cream
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish
  • Pasta, rice, bread or potatoes, for serving


  1. Season both sides of chicken breasts with thyme, oregano, salt and pepper.
  2. Heat 1 Tbsp. of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken in a single layer. Cook on the first side for 3 to 4 minutes, until brown, flip and brown on the other side, about 2 additional minutes. The chicken does not need to be cooked all the way through.
  3. Transfer the chicken to the pot of a slow cooker.
  4. Top with mushrooms and garlic.
  5. Pour the Holland House® Marsala Cooking Wine over the ingredients.
  6. Cover with the lid and cook on LOW for 4 to 5 hours or HIGH for 2 to 3 hours. Chicken is done when internal temperature reaches 165ºF.
  7. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and transfer to a plate.
  8. Whisk together the cornstarch and water in a small bowl and add to the slow cooker. Pour in the heavy cream. Cook on HIGH for 15 minutes, or until thickened.
  9. Return the chicken to the slow cooker and let heat for5 minutes to warm through.
  10. Serve with pasta, rice, bread or potatoes. Garnish with parsley and enjoy!