The Cheesecake Factory Chicken Madeira Recipe: Step by Step Instructions

chicken madeira cheescake factory recipeIt’s little wonder that the Cheesecake Factory’s chicken medeira is the restaurant chain’s most beloved poultry dish. With a tender chicken breast, portobello mushrooms, and a heaping of mozarella cheese, how could a hungry diner possibly go wrong?

Are you ready to bring the Cheescake Factory’s chicken madeira dish to your own dining room table at a fraction of the cost of dining out?  We’ve uncovered the Factory’s chicken madeira recipe.

Feel free to copy and cook as you please!

The Raw Materials

  1. 1 large chicken breast
  2. 1/2 lb. baby portabello mushrooms
  3. 2 slices mozzarella cheese
  4. 1 1/2 cups Madeira wine
  5. 1 cup beef stock
  6. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  7. 1 tablespoon butter
  8. 2 tablespoons Wondra or flour
  9. 1/4 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  10. crushed sea salt to taste

Cooking Instructions

  • Separate the chicken breast into two cutlets.
  • Douse chicken with cracked black pepper and sea salt, cover with saran wrap and flatten with mallet until about 1/4″ thick.
  • Heat olive oil in pan and fry cutlets for about 4-5 mins each side.
  • Remove from heat, cover and set aside… do not clean pan.
  • Melt butter in pan and saute sliced mushrooms for about 3 mins or until slightly wilted.
  • Add wine, stock and Wondra and bring to boil.
  • Lower heat to medium/low and simmer for about 20 mins stirring frequently.
  • Sauce will thicken and become dark.
  • Add chicken breasts to sauce; coating well.
  • Saute for about 2 mins each side.
  • Place 1 slice of mozzarella on each cutlet and heat until melted.
  • Serve cutlets with sauce drizzled on top.
  • To really feel like you’re dining at the Cheesecake Factory, pair this dish with some red-skinned mashed potatoes and steamed asparagus.

For such a tasty dish, this is a very simple recipe.  We hope you’ll enjoy Cheescake Factory-style dining with very little hassle and maximum taste.  And don’t forget: Be sure to check this blog regularly for more great Cheesecake Factory Recipes.