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Coq Au Vin

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Coq Au Vin tastes nice. Coq Au Vin is a must try for non vegetarians. Coq Au Vin tastes better due to red wine.
Ingredients
  Chicken 4 Pound, cut into 10 pieces
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cognac 2 Ounce
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Curry 1 Tablespoon
  Red wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Solid pork fat slices 4 , diced
  Onions 12 Small
  Mushrooms 12
  Toasted bread 12 , cut into triangles
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Dredge chicken pieces with flour.
Set aside.
In a large skillet, melt butter.
Lightly brown chicken.
Season with salt and pepper.
Pour in cognac.
Flambe 30 seconds.
Add mixed herbs.
Top up chicken with wine.
Cover.
Over low heat, simmer 40 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a second skillet, lightly fry pork fat.
Add onions.
Cover.
Over low heat, cook onion until tender but not browned.
Add mushrooms.
Continue cooking 2 minutes.
On a warm serving dish, arrange chicken pieces on a bed of fried vegetables.
Coat with cooking juices thickened with cornstarch, if desired.
Garnish with toast triangles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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