Easy Coq Au Vin

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Stephanie Z.

This is a pared-down version of a French classic: chicken pieces are seasoned and browned, then braised in a red wine sauce.

Top Review by bmxmama

This was a really fabulous dish. I'm not experienced in wines, much less know what to do with them. But I had a bottle of merlot that was suppose to be a gift that never made it that far and I used it for a ZWT 3 challenge in this dish. I really liked it! It was flavorful, simple and really easy to make. I'll make this one again! Thanks for a great one!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil and garlic in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Season chicken parts with salt and pepper and saute until lightly browned, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Place wine in a shallow dish or bowl.
  4. Dip chicken pieces into wine, one at a time, and return to skillet.
  5. Add any remaining wine, stock and onions, stir together and reduce heat to medium.
  6. Cover skillet and cook for 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside.
  7. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water and add mixture to sauce to thicken; cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes and serve.

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