Coq Au VinFrom bonzaichef 9 years ago
- INGREDIENTS shopping list
- 3 tbsp olive oil shopping list
- 60g butter shopping list
- 250g piece smoked bacon lardons shopping list
- 1 tsp thyme leaves shopping list
- 1 whole free-range chicken, cut into 8 serving pieces shopping list
- 2 tbsp seasoned plain flour shopping list
- 8 garlic cloves shopping list
- 1 shallot, quartered shopping list
- 1 red onion, chopped shopping list
- 750ml red wine shopping list
- 3 tbsp plain flour shopping list
- TO SERVE shopping list
- boiled or mashed potates shopping list
- crusty bread shopping list
How to make it
- Heat the oil and half of the butter in a large saucepan and add the bacon and thyme.
- Roll the chicken pieces in the seasoned flour. Add them to the pan. Cook for about 3 minutes on each side, until the chicken is golden.
- Rub the garlic cloves between your hands to break the skin, then add them to the pan
- Add the shallot and onion.
- Pour in the wine and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Simmer for 40 minutes to an hour, until the chicken starts to fall off the bone.
- Carefully remove the chicken, bacon and vegetables with a strainer and transfer them to a serving dish. Return the juices to the heat.
- Knead the flour into the remaining butter and add this to the pan, a little at a time, until fully incorporated. Stir constantly until the mixture thickens. Pour over the chicken and serve with boiled or mashed potatoes and good bread.
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The Cookbonzaichef Rochester, Kent., GB
The Rating6 people
This is so good and easy, I have other recipes for Coq Au Vin but none so easy
Thanks for this.vivian in Stoke-on-Trent loved it
I made this today, it was delicious it is defo one for the future. Thanks for this Bonzaichef.vivian in Stoke-on-Trent loved it
great recipenakedchef in Taichung loved it
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