Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

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Easy and flavorful Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala in a savory sauce filled with mushrooms and garlic! 

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Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala | Creme de la Crumb

Thank the heavens above it’s Sunday. If we’re being 110 percent honest, this weekend has not been my favorite. Sometimes stupid things happen and when all is said and done, it just bites.

Let me tell you a very quick, watered down story about my Saturday morning.

Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala | Creme de la Crumb

Our new fridge (a story in and of itself) has a shelf in it that was just the right height to push on the lever for our 2-gallon water jug. We didn’t realize this of course. So we grabbed a glass of water before going to bed on Friday night, like we always do, enjoyed a few re-runs of Last Man Standing, and slipped into a blissful, ignorant slumber. Meanwhile, back at the fridge, water leaked all over our wood kitchen floor all. night. long. and the next morning we discovered a very soggy, very warped floor. It could be worse. It’s not the end of the world.

But It still hurts to realize your just-barely-finished kitchen (seriously. the day before you guys, the day before…) remodel is now expanding.

Gahhhhh. So close, and yet so far.

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On a much, much happier note —> slow cooker chicken marsala! This stuff. It’s SO good! Incredibly easy with just a few minutes of prep and that creamy sauce is heavenly. It’s easy peasy and crazy delicious meals like this that get me through stressful weeks. I could use a few more like this after our kitchen disaster.

Good thing my husband was as big of a fan of this chicken marsala as I am because it’s going right back on the menu this week!

Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala | Creme de la Crumb

What people are saying about this Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

“I would just like to tell you how much we enjoy this recipe! I have made it multiple times, and usually it gets cooked until the meat falls apart, but it is absolutely delicious! We serve it over mashed potatoes. Also, leftovers freeze like a dream! By far, this is the best slow cooker meal I have ever had or made!” – Kelli

“This is SO GOOD! I just got a new slow cooker and was a wee bit nervous because my old one was so hot that it turned everything into jerky. But this turned out perfection! I did substitute skinless boneless thighs instead of breasts and had to cook on high due to time constraints and we loved it. Chicken was tender and the sauce was delicious. Definitely don’t go light on the salt … it needs it to give the sauce a fuller flavor. Creme de la Crumb is my go to for good recipes and you didn’t disappoint. Delicious!” – Katie

“I made the Chicken Marsala for 10 guests and everyone loved it! They kept complimenting how great it was! I meant to buy chicken breasts but grabbed chicken thighs and I’m glad I did! So good!” – Gwynne

“This was delicious and incredibly easy. I only had frozen bone-in chicken breasts. I made the recipe without the mushrooms and heated it on warm for 2 hours, added the mushrooms and cooked on low for 6. Fabulous.” – Heidi

Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala | Creme de la Crumb

Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

Easy, and flavorful Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala in a garlic and mushroom marasla sauce! 
4.85 from 90 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste (I used about 1/2 teaspoon of each)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup sweet marsala cooking wine (may sub chicken broth in a pinch)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • fresh parsley, roughly chopped


  • Lightly greasy your slow cooker with nonstick spray. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place in the bottom of your slow cooker.
  • Top chicken with garlic, mushrooms, and marsala wine. Cover and cook for 5-6 hours on low.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer chicken to a plate. Whisk together water and cornstarch til dissolved, then pour into slow cooker and stir.
  • Add chicken back to slow cooker, switch heat to high, cover and cook another 20-30 minutes until sauce is thickened. Taste and add salt and pepper as needed. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
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Recipe slightly adapted from Tablespoon.

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If you’re using garlic powder or dried minced garlic, how much should you use?

5 stars
This has become one of my family’s regular meals. It’s so easy to pull together and everyone loves it. Instead of adding water, I add chicken stock and just barely cover the chicken. This allows for more gravy when served over rice or potatoes. Thanks for sharing!

    Sounds great!!

1 star
This was very disappointing & had no flavor! I DID THE recipe as stated and used marsala wine. It was super easy but just didn’t deliver with taste. I would not make this again.

    Sorry to hear that! That is not a typical complaint for this recipe.

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