Easy + Creamy Chicken Marsala

Want a super easy dinner that feels really fancy? This gluten free Easy + Creamy Chicken Marsala is the perfect date night dinner!

Prep: 5 minCook: 35 minTotal: 40 min
Servings: serves 4


  • 1 lb. chicken tenders
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1.2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon pink salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 4 medium shallots, sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cup marsala wine
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut cream
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot flour
  • parsley for garnish


  1. Place the arrowroot flour, garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Mix together and add the chicken tenders to the bowl and coat them with the flour breading.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in a large skillet over high heat for about 2 minutes until the oil is hot.
  4. Place the tenders into the skillet and cook for 5 minutes until the tenders are golden brown.
  5. Flip the tenders and cook for another 3 minutes. You may need to turn down the heat to medium or medium-high and work in batches to cook all the tenders.
  6. Transfer the tenders to a plate lined with a paper towel and set aside.
  7. Add the sliced shallots to the pan and sauté for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently until they are softened and golden brown.
  8. Add the marsala wine, chicken stock, and coconut cream and bring to a boil.
  9. Add 1 tablespoon of arrowroot flour and whisk into the sauce for about 1 minutes.
  10. Turn down the heat to medium and simmer for another 10 minutes, stirring frequently until the sauce is slightly reduced.
  11. Add the chicken back to the pan.
  12. Cook for another 3 minutes, garnish with parsley and enjoy!

Nutrition Info:

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 740
  • Sugar: 8.3g
  • Sodium: 703mg
  • Fat: 22.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 28.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.5g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Protein: 38.9g
  • Cholesterol: 101mg
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