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Chicken in Wine (French) - Coq Au Vin


Add sophistication to a home-cooked meal with this dish that can even have a famous French Restaurant saying "Oui, oui!".













Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


1 ½ tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
125 g salt pork
ham, or bacon, chopped
12 each onions
2 cloves garlic
crushed, or less to taste
3 cups mushrooms, canned
3 pounds chicken
jointed, or 6 chicken pieces
½ cup all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoons salt
1 x black pepper
freshly ground
½ teaspoon thyme
2 whole bay leaves
2 sprigs parsley leaves
¼ cup brandy
1 bottle red wine
prefer claret or burgundy
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
¼ cup parsley leaves
finely chopped


Heat butter and oil in pan, fry pork, onions, garlic. Add mushrooms, fry gently, remove ingredients from pan. Dredge chicken pieces in seasoned flour and sauté in the pan for 5 to 10 minutes until well brown. Return mushrooms, onions and pork to pan, add salt, pepper, thyme, bay leaves and parsley. Cover and cook over low heat for 20 to 30 minutes.

Warm brandy, ignite and add to the pan, allow to burn for 1 minute, then extinguish by pouring in the red wine. Add sugar.

Blend flour with some of the liquid, add to dish, stir until thickened. Serve hot, garnish with finely chopped parsley and mashed potatoes.

Serves 6


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 552g (19.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 63132% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 210mg 70%
Sodium 854mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 25%
Sugars g
Protein 142g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 42%
Calcium 11% Iron 27%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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