Coq Au Vin (Chicken Braised in Red Wine)

Recipe by papergoddess
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix flour, salt and pepper and put in paper or plastic bag.
  • Drop chicken pieces into bag and shake to coat.
  • In large skillet fry bacon until crisp; drain and reserve bacon bits.
  • Brown chicken in bacon drippings.
  • Remove to a plate.
  • Add onions and mushrooms to skillet and cook until onions are tender.
  • Drain off fat.
  • Return chicken pieces to skillet (or you can place this in a large oven-proof baking dish).
  • Add remaining ingredients, including bacon bits.
  • Cover and simmer about 1 hours.
  • or until chicken is tender.
  • (Or cover and bake at 350F for 1-1 1/2 hrs).
  • Remove Bouquet Garni before serving.
  • Skim off excess fat.
  • If desired, sprinkle with snipped parsley.
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