Substitutes for Marsala wine include grape juice and brandy, white wine and brandy and Madeira wine. Marsala wine has a flavor that is difficult to emulate and is a fortified wine similar to port or sherry that is oftentimes used in gourmet and traditional recipes.Continue Reading
To substitute the wine by combining grape juice and brandy, it is possible to mix together 1/4 cup of grape juice and 1 teaspoon of brandy for every 1/4 cup of Marsala wine required. By mixing white wine and brandy, the taste can come close to the original because Marsala is brandy-fortified. It is possible to make 1/4 cup of substitute by mixing 1/4 cup of dry white wine with 1 teaspoon of brandy.
If the cook has access to sherry and sweet vermouth, he can mix 1/8 a cup of each to make 1/4 cup of Marsala substitute. Due to their similarities, both Madeira and port can be used as a substitute. However, the taste will not be perfect.
Marsala wine is used in many different Italian foods, but it is most famous for chicken marsala. This type of wine is also used in many risotto recipes and desserts such as tiramisu and zabaglione.Learn more about Substitutions
Mario Batali's recipe for veal cutlets with Marsala involves frying veal cutlets in olive oil and adding Marsala wine towards the end of the cooking process. A variation with fresh sage and mushrooms is also offered.Full Answer >
The ingredients for Giada De Laurentiis' recipe for chicken marsala include Marsala wine, cremini mushrooms, Dijon mustard, onion, butter, black pepper, chicken, garlic, mascarpone cheese, parsley and fettuccine, as provided to the Food Network. Her recipe is known as "Chicken with Mustard Mascarpone Marsala Sauce" and is ranked as easy, with a total time of 50 minutes.Full Answer >
An easy red wine sangria recipe combines two bottles of red wine with 1 cup each of brandy, orange juice and pomegranate juice, 1/2 cup triple sec and simple syrup in a pitcher. Add orange and apple slices, blackberries, and pomegranate seeds. Let sangria sit in refrigerator for 24 hours.Full Answer >
A basic sangria recipe would contain a specific type of wine, either red or white depending on the type of sangria, as well as brandy, which adds sweetness, sugar and orange juice, which contributes a more fruity flavor to the sangria. A basic sangria recipe will also contain club soda. Depending upon the type of sangria, ingredients will also include certain types of fruit cut up into the drink like apples, limes, lemons and oranges.Full Answer >