Chicken and Mushroom Sauvignon Blanc

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

An easy version of Coq au Vin. Great for cold weather.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy-bottomed large pot, place the chicen, garlic, onions, mustard, tomato paste, herbs, wine and chicken broth.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce the heat to moerate and simmer about 1 hour, or until chicken is very tender and the mixture is saucy.
  4. While the chicken is simmering prepare the bacon and mushrooms.
  5. In a large saute pan, cook the bacon until crisp.
  6. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside on paper towels as needed.
  7. Discard all but 1 1/4 tbls of the bacon fat.
  8. Cook the mushrooms in the bacon fat over high heat until golden brown.
  9. Remove from the pan and add to the reserved bacon.
  10. When the chicken is tender, add the reserved bacon and mushrooms and cook 15 minutes.
  11. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with the parsley.
  12. Hint: If I'm in a hurry I use boneless thighs, boil with ingredients in step 1 for 20 minutes.
  13. Remove the thighs, and reduce the mixture on High heat until saucy, about 10 minutes.
  14. Then complete with the bacon and mushrooms.

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