Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

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Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala. Is a simple and soothing dish made in your own slow cooker! It’s paleo and made completely from ingredients.

  • Author: Katerina @ diethood
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 Hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Italian


  1. 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  2. 1 teaspoon dried basil
  3. 6 (1.5 pounds, total) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  4. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  5. chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  6. 1/4 cup cornstarch
  7. 1 cup dry marsala wine
  8. 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  9. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  10. salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  11. 1/2 cup water
  12. 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  13. 1/4 cup heavy cream
  14. 3 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Step1: Lightly grease a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Step2: Season chicken breasts all around with garlic powder, dried basil, thyme, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  3. Step3: Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Step4: Add prepared chicken breasts to the hot oil and cook for 3 minutes per side, or until just browned.
  5. Step5: Transfer chicken to slow cooker and top with mushrooms and garlic.
  6. Step6: Return skillet over medium-high heat and add the marsala wine; cook for 1 minute, scraping up all the browned bits from the bottom of the skillet.
  7. Step7: Pour wine over chicken and mushrooms.
  8. Step8: Close with a lid and cook on LOW for 4 to 5 hours, or on HIGH for 2 to 3 hours. Chicken is done when internal temperature reaches 165˚F.
  9. Step9: Remove chicken breasts from slow cooker and set aside on a plate.
  10. Step10: Combine water and cornstarch in a mug or a small mixing bowl and whisk until incorporated; then, whisk the slurry into the wine sauce.
  11. Step11: Add heavy cream to the wine sauce and whisk until combined.
  12. Step12: Return chicken to the slow cooker; cover with a lid and cook on HIGH for 20 minutes, or until sauce has thickened.
  13. Step13: Transfer chicken from slow cooker to plates; top with mushroom sauce and garnish with fresh parsley.
  14. Step14: Serve.


Keywords: Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala