Classic Coq Au Vin

Recipe by Normaone
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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients and refrigerate covered overnight.
  • Transfer chicken to a plate.
  • Strain and reserve the wine and veggies in separate containers.
  • In a large heavy pot over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp.
  • Transfer bacon to a paper towel to drain, then crumble.
  • Reserve 2 tablespoons of drippings in a small bowl.
  • Discard remaining drippings.
  • In the same pot,combine 1 tablespoon butter with 1 tablespoon drippings over medium high heat.
  • Add chicken in batches and brown on all sides,about 8 minutes per batch.
  • Transfer chicken to a large bowl.
  • In the same pot, add the reserved veggies and herbs, brown well, about 8 minutes.
  • Mix in the garlic and the flour.
  • Cook, stirring about 2 minutes.
  • Whisk in the wine and return the chicken to the pot.
  • Cover and simmer about 45 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, in a large heavy skillet over medium heat, saute the onions until brown, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the mushrooms and saute until golden, about 10 more minutes.
  • Transfer chicken to a bowl.
  • Strain cooking liquid and return to the pot.
  • Boil until reduced to saucy consistency, about 8 minutes.
  • Season.
  • Add chicken, onions, mushrooms and bacon to the sauce.
  • Stir to serving temperature.
  • Serve topped with toast and sprinkled with parsley.
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