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Classic Coq au Vin

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  Broiler fryer chicken 3 1⁄2 Pound, cut up
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bacon slices 6
  Onions 6 Small
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, washed, trimmed and sliced
  Carrots 4 , halved
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red burgundy 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bouquet garni 1 Teaspoon

Wash chicken and pat dry.
Mix flour, salt and pepper.
Coat chicken with flour mixture.
In large skillet, fry bacon until crisp; remove and drain.
Brown chicken in hot bacon drippings.
Push chicken to one side; add onions and mushrooms and cook and stir until onions are tender.
Drain off fat.
Crumble bacon and stir in with remaining ingredients.
Cover; simmer about 1 hour or until chicken is tender.
Remove Bouquet Garni before serving.
Skim off excess fat.
If desired, sprinkle chicken with snipped parsley.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish
Stir Fried

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1105 Calories from Fat 555

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g94.9%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 300.2 mg100.1%

Sodium 1671.1 mg69.6%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.6%

Sugars 14.1 g

Protein 81 g161.7%

Vitamin A 215.4% Vitamin C 42.1%

Calcium 11.3% Iron 28.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Coq Au Vin Recipe