coq au vin

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 267.0
  • Total Fat: 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 77.6 mg
  • Sodium: 145.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 31.2 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    A broiler or roasting chicken
    3 Tbs butter or olive oil
    4 slices bacon or salt pork
    3/4 cup mild onion
    1 sliced carrot
    3 minced shallots
    1 peeled clove garlic
    2 TBS flour
    2 Tbs minced parsley
    1 Tbs chervil or marjoram
    1/2 bay leaf
    1/2 tsp thyme
    1 tsp salt
    1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper
    (1 Tbs brandy)
    1 1/2 cups dry red wine or sherry
    1/2 lb sliced mushrooms


a broiler or roasting chicken.
Use the back and neck for the stock pot.
3 tablespoons butter or olive oil
Add and brown lightly
1/4 lb. minced salt pork (I use smoked bacon)
3/4 cup chopped mild onions or 1/2 cup pearl onions
1 sliced carrot
3 minced shallots
1 peeled clove garlic
Push the vegetables aside,
Brown the chicken in the fat.
Add and stir:
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons minced parsley
1 tablespoon fresh chervilor marjoram
1/2 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
(1 tablespoon brandy)
Stir in:
1 1/2 cups dry red wine or sherry

Simmer the chicken over low heat until done, about 1 hour. Keep it covered, Add for the last 5 minutes of cooking:
1/2 lb. mushrooms
Skim off excess fat.
Correct the seasoning.
Serve the chicken on a hot platter, the sauce and vegetables poured over it.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAROLRPT.

TAGS:  Poultry |

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  • Making this right now. Heard of it all my life and am looking forward to this slimmed down version. - 2/7/11

    Reply from CAROLRPT (2/7/11)
    This is the classic joy of cooking recipe. Hope it comes out good!

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