Chicken Marsala is all time favorite recipe for non-veggie lovers. This is an Italian-American dish prepared from golden fried chicken cutlets and mushrooms in a rich Marsala wine sauce. It is the variant form of traditional Italian scaloppine dishes and most likely initiated with English folks who lived in western Sicily, where brandy-fortified wine called Marsala is produced. Aside from its taste, this dish is not only low in saturated fats, but it is an excellent source of Vitamins, Protein and Minerals. Mushrooms are also high in Calcium and Fiber. Although, it is a traditional restaurant dish but it is quite easy to prepare at home with a fry pan in just 35 minutes. This type of dish provides full satisfaction in one meal, especially if it serves with incredible side dish to go along with it.
Chicken Marsala Dishes
Some masses like to put sauce on everything on the plate but some love to have side dishes with this delicious chicken dish. Some of the following dishes go well with it.
Parmesan Garlic Noodles
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Parmesan Garlic Noodles perfectly complement the richness of this Chicken dish if it is made with sufficient ingredients. It looks delicious and all time favorite dish especially for children and younger. Moreover, it can be more palatable with some baby spinach or green peas aside from the parsley if you are more health conscious
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Chicken Marsala is best served with almond noodles and can be placed over the noodles, or on the side, dependent on your choice. Most people consider it as the lightest and healthy side dish because the quantity of vegetables outweighs the presence of the noodles. It is mostly preferred by veggie lovers. Furthermore, it can be made quickly which only takes approximately fifteen minutes to prepare. Rice noodles are included in the recipe and made use of almonds instead of peanut butter to diminish the fats.
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Pasta with little butter and fresh sage would be the best side dish with chicken marsala. It is one of the best filling dishes that do not require another dish to serve with it. beside good taste, pasta provides enriched diversity of essential nutrients including iron, vitamin B and folic acid.
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The next choice for side dish would be white rice. Chicken gravy goes well with plain rice or fried rice. For mouthwatering taste, it is good to mix cooked white rice with butter before serving. Moreover, Plain boiled rice would be fried with chopped onion, tomato, Carrot and broccoli load many more heath benefits in rice.
Some of the following veggie dishes can be served with delicious marsala chicken.
The foremost vegetable dish to serve with it would be spinach. Garlic and extra cream with hint of parmesan add extraordinary taste in spinach. It is also an good source of vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin A as well a good source of iron, magnesium and vitamin B12. It would be a healthy choice to serve with chicken marsala dish.
Steamed Asparagus would be another choice to serve. it is a great source of nutrients and low in calories. It provides number of potential health benefits. Beside it, lemon or cheese sauce over top of the steamed asparagus make it more delectable.
Green beans or parmesan green beans also can be served with appetizing chicken. It also fulfill the daily need of protein. Either boiled beans or fried beans with garlic touch can be served according to the taste. Beans enrich with high proteins and it makes this chicken dish more vigorous.
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The another good pair with chicken marsala is Mashed Potatoes. you cannot go wrong with roasted or baked potatoes. potatoes usually can be paired with either broccoli or asparagus. The gravy of marshala chicken absorbs perfectly in mashed potatoes. Any type of roasted veggie or sauteed works well as a side dish.
Chicken Marsala is perfect fare for any party which offers the guests a scrumptious treat that is loaded with number of health benefits. So all the above mentioned dishes would be served with this dish according to the taste but noodles, white rice and mashed potatoes overshadow all the other side dishes.