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Simple Coq au Vin

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8 Servings


About the Recipe


  • 100g bacon, cut into small pieces

  • 5-6 small onions cut into 1/8

  • 1.5kg chicken thighs and legs

  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled

  • Pepper to taste

  • 500ml red wine (Pinot Noir or Burgundy are good)

  • 2 bay leaves

  • Fresh thyme

  • 150g button mushrooms, cut into quarters

  • A handful of fresh parsley, chopped

  • 500ml chicken broth made from Knorr Stock Cube or Stock Pot


Step 1

Sizzle the bacon over medium heat in a deep frying pan big enough to hold the chicken. Remove the bacon and set aside.

Step 2

Brown the chicken well on all sides. Set aside and remove the excess fat.

Step 3

Sautee the onions until golden brown. Return the bacon and chicken pieces to the frying pan.

Step 4

Add wine, herbs, garlic and pour in the broth. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Step 5

Add the mushrooms to the frying pan and boil quickly. Reduce the heat and cook for 20 minutes more.

Step 6

Season to taste and garnish with chopped parsley before serving.


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