Foodie Terms

Previously I had a post about a book that listed 100 terms that every foodie should know, but that is only the tip of the iceberg of food vocabulary. When I am looking up a term, I can Google it, but often as not, I’ll just get another recipe that includes the term. What to do?

The good folks over at the Food Network have greater a Food Encyclopedia at:

Looking up Marsala, you’ll find an entry that tells you about the Marsala wine from Sicily. Included on the page are links to a number of recipes, including one for Chicken Marsala (not the one I used though). It is a good site to have bookmarked.

Chicken Marsala

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The sauce is so rich and delicious. It just clings to the chicken.

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I really like the thin chicken breasts. They cook evenly, and save so much time.

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Flouring the chicken.

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Making the sauce.

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Chicken is in the pan.

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Then the shrooms.

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You won’t need to look up the flavor here!

Chicken Marsala

Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins


4  thawed thin sliced chicken breasts
1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups mushroom slices
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup dry red wine (Marsala or Madiera)
1-1/2 teaspoons corn starch


Dredge Chicken in flour combined with salt and pepper; shake off any
excess flour. In a large non-stick melt one tablespoon butter. Brown chicken 5 minutes per side; remove from skillet and keep warm. Melt remaining butter. Add mushrooms; cook 3 minutes. Add wine; cook 2 minutes. Slowly add broth to corn starch; mixing until well blended. Add to skillet; cook 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add back chicken; heat 2 minutes or until hot. Serve with rice or pasta. Makes 4 servings. 


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Categories: Chicken2, Italian, kosher, Low Carb, Main Dish 3, Recipes, Wine

Author:The Ranting Chef

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2 Comments on “Foodie Terms”

  1. February 27, 2015 at 11:29 am #

    Chicken Masala is one of my very favorites dishes!! I’ve never prepared it – but I am now!!


  2. February 27, 2015 at 12:46 pm #

    Looks so delicious! 🙂


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