Napoleon's Chicken Marengo

Recipe by Southern Lady
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Salt and pepper chicken and pat in seasonings.
  • Heat olive oil to med-high.
  • Dredge chicken in flour and add to heated oil.
  • Brown on both sides, about 3 minutes each side.
  • Place browned chicken on papertowels
  • In same skillet, saute onions 10 minutes.
  • After five mins add minced garlic.
  • Add tomatoes, wine, and stir until bubbly.
  • Lower heat to a low simmer.
  • Return chicken pieces to skillet.
  • Simmer for 1 hour if using dark meat, 45 mins if using breasts.
  • Check chicken at 15 min intervals. If too dry, add 1/3 C Chicken Broth (or to your liking).
  • At first 15 min interval, taste sauce and S& P to your taste.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Add mushrooms and shrimp to simmering chicken at 50 mins or 35 mins, respectively, assure shrimp is simmering in sauce until just pink.
  • Butter slices of bread or drizzle olive oil and toast in preheated oven (3-5 mins).
  • Add one piece of chicken on top of a slice of toast, spoon sauce over chicken.
  • Add 2-3 shrimp on top or around chicken.
  • Sprinkle a little parsley on each serving (optional).
  • Fry eggs in olive oil or bacon grease, Sunny side up (eggs optional).
  • Place egg by side of chicken serving, S&P to taste.