Chicken Madeira Recipe

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Elmer January 27, 2021

How To Make Chicken Madeira

This chicken madeira is made with juicy chicken, tender mushrooms and asparagus, coated in a savory wine sauce, for a richer and fuller meal!

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



For Chicken:

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1lbchicken breasts,boneless skinless, thin cut variety
  • ½cupmozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper,to taste

For Sauce:

  • 8ozmushrooms,sliced
  • cupsMadeira wine
  • cupsbeef broth
  • 2tbspbutter
  • tbspcornstarch,dissolved in 2 tbsp of cold water
  • salt and pepper,to taste

For Serving:

  • 1lbasparagus stalks,trimmed
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1tbspparsley,chopped
  • cooking spray


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Season the chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Place the chicken in the pan, then cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the pan, then place on a plate and cover to keep warm.

  3. Add the mushrooms to the pan, then season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook until softened for 4 to 5 minutes.

  4. Add the wine and beef broth to the pan, and simmer for 7 to 9 minutes or until the liquid is reduced by half.

  5. Add the cornstarch, then stir until smooth. Bring the mixture to a boil, then cook for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in the butter until melted and incorporated into the sauce.

  6. Preheat the broiler.

  7. Place the chicken and asparagus on a sheet pan coated in cooking spray. Season the asparagus with salt and pepper, then sprinkle the cheese over the chicken.

  8. Broil for 3 to 4 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the asparagus is just tender. Remove the pan from the oven.

  9. Place a chicken breast and some asparagus onto each of the 4 plates. Pour the mushroom sauce over each chicken breast.

  10. Serve topped with parsley, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 577.48kcal
  • Fat: 33.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.70g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.09g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.70g
  • Fiber: 4.17g
  • Sugar: 4.81g
  • Protein: 37.33g
  • Cholesterol: 116.75mg
  • Sodium: 1210.19mg
  • Calcium: 266.30mg
  • Potassium: 1005.43mg
  • Iron: 4.73mg
  • Vitamin A: 188.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.80mg
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