Quick chicken coq au vin

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

The smell of this cooking will have you drooling! Best served with mashed potato to mop up the tasty sauce. From the "Australian Good Taste" magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat half the butter with the oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over med-high heat.
  2. Add half the chicken and brown.
  3. Remove and repeat with remaiming chicken.
  4. Increase heat to high, add remaining butter, bacon, mushrooms, onions, and garlic to the pan.
  5. Cook, stirring, 2 minutes.
  6. Reduce heat to medium and stir in the flour.
  7. Cook, stirring 1 minute.
  8. Gradually add the combined wine and stock, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
  9. Return the chicken and any juices to the pan with the thyme sprigs and stir well.
  10. Increase heat to high and bring to the boil.
  11. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, uncovered for 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  12. Taste and season with salt& pepper.
  13. Remove thyme sprigs and serve with creamy mashed potato and crusty bread.


Most Helpful

This was very good; even the kids liked it. I cooked the bacon separately to reduce the fat as another reviewer suggested. I used canned mushrooms and dried thyme since I didn't have any fresh, and thickened the sauce a little with cornstarch just before serving. The wine I used was a cabernet sauvignon. Served with mashed potatoes, peas and wheat rolls. It was great to come up with a yummy meal with ingredients that I had on hand, thanks for the recipe!

Zewbiedoo February 01, 2005

Excellent dish, my friends were impressed. Used baby bellas, were great. I served this with Mimi's roasted garlic mashed potatoes and it was awesome.

sarikat February 17, 2004

This was delicious! I scaled it for 2 people, used a good burgundy and served with mashed potatoes (as recommended) & broccoli. Next time, I'll broil the bacon, then dice & add at step 11 - mainly to reduce fat & because I like bacon real crispy. Thanx Marli!

CountryLady January 18, 2004

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