Simple Chicken Lombardy Recipe

Chicken Lombardy is a delicious, relatively easy dinner to throw together. If you need a quick fix meal in 30 minutes on a Saturday night, this is your dish!

Chicken Lombardy Ingredients

To make this scrumptious masterpiece, we first need scrumptious ingredients. Gather:

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • A dash of salt and pepper
  • ½ cup flower (for dredging)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder 
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided into 2-tablespoon pats
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms (white or cremini work well)
  • ½ cup marsala wine 
  • ¼ to ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella or fontina cheese
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 green onions (scallions) chopped
  • An oven-proof skillet – no plastic handles! – or 13×9 glass baking dish

Chicken Lombardy Recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 400*F.
  2. Cut chicken breasts in half lengthwise to make 4 long slices.
  3. Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder to the flour and shake or sift together. 
  4. Coat each piece of chicken with flour. 
  5. Heat the olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter in an oven-proof skillet on medium-high.
  6. When the oil is sizzling, lay your chicken strips in the pan. 
    1. Cook each side of the chicken for 4-5 minutes, or until the flour is golden. 
    2. Transfer chicken to a paper towel to let the oil drain. 
  7. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter to the skillet and melt. 
  8. Sauté mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until the mushrooms are brown (about 5-6 minutes).
  9. Add chicken broth and marsala to the skillet. Let the mixture bubble on medium-low for 5-10 minutes. Stir occasionally. 
  10. Add the chicken strips back to the pan and spoon the sauce-mushroom mixture over the top. Cook for about one minute. 

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