Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  478
  • Protein  35 g
  • Carbohydrates  53 g
  • Fat  14 g
  • Cholesterol  81 mg
  • Sodium  228 mg
  • Potassium  449 mg
  • Phosphorus  313 mg
  • Calcium  50 mg
  • Fiber  3.5 g

Fabulous Chicken Marsala

This isn't any ordinary chicken marsala, it's the kidney-friendly recipe for Fabulous Chicken Marsala!

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Dee from Nevada.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 3 ounces chicken, 1 cup pasta


  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 cups onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup dry Marsala wine
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley leaves, chopped
  • 6 sprigs Italian parsley for garnish
  • 12 ounces dry fettuccini


  1. Sprinkle pepper on cut chicken.
  2. Cut chincken into medium-sized pieces.
  3. In a heavy skillet, heat oil over high heat.  Add chicken and cook until just brown. Transfer to a plate and set aside to cool.
  4. Melt butter in the same skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté.
  5. Add garlic and mushrooms; continue to sauté until onions are tender. 
  6. Add wine and simmer until juices are reduced by half. Stir in mustard.
  7. Return chicken to skillet. Simmer, uncovered, over medium-low heat until chicken is cooked through and sauce thickens slightly.  (If sauce is too thick, add 1/2-cup water or more until desired consistency is achieved.)
  8. Stir in chopped parsley.
  9. Make fettuccini according to package directions, but without salt. Serve one cup fettuccini with each chicken breast and garnish with parsley sprigs.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 3 starch
  • 1 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Use refrigerated or homemade fettuccini if desired.

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Fabulous Chicken Marsala

JakeBigD says:


Very good. Cooked down sauce provides flavorful foundation without large fluid volume

Jun. 26, 2013, 8:50 PM - Inappropriate review?

Fabulous Chicken Marsala

Cristina says:


Good but calls for too much of the mustard. I suggest you add a little at a time and taste as you go along.

Sep. 15, 2010, 8:52 AM - Inappropriate review?

Fabulous Chicken Marsala



Definite 5 Star recipe. Enjoyed by the entire family in addition to the dialysis patient. Followed recipe without alterations.

Jun. 09, 2009, 7:59 AM - Inappropriate review?

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