You are here

French Chicken Normandy

musclemeals's picture
Chicken Normandy is a chicken recipe cooked with some kind of alcohol or strong cider vinegar. It is a French dish which originates in Normandy region. Chicken Normandy has flavors of cream, apple, butter and onions. It is a complete meal in itself.
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken breasts 4
  Chicken thighs 2
  Leeks 2 Cup (32 tbs), julienned
  Bacon 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Button mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, quartered
  Apple cider 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granny smith apples 2 Cup (32 tbs), diced
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Mix flour, salt and pepper and coat chicken pieces in it.
Heat dutch oven and add oil and butter. Brown the chicken pieces until golden brown. Set aside.
In a pan, add leeks with butter and saute until golden brown.
Add bacon and saute. Now add mushrooms and saute.
Add apple cider and chicken stock. Simmer the mixture.
Add chicken pieces. Cover and cook for about 30 minutes.
Add the apples, cover and cook for another 30 minutes or until chicken comes off the bone easily.
Remove from heat and then add heavy and sour creams.
Adjust seasoning. And serve.
For more information please visit:

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
If you want to prepare chicken Normandy at home take a look at this impressive video. The chicken here is cooked in apple cider and wonderfully flavored with cream, apple, butter and onions. Surely watch this video and surprise your family with a delicious and satisfying meal.

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.4 (2 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 765 Calories from Fat 288

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.7%

Saturated Fat 13.9 g69.7%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 194.7 mg64.9%

Sodium 386.9 mg16.1%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.6%

Sugars 27.2 g

Protein 55 g110%

Vitamin A 30.1% Vitamin C 15.3%

Calcium 10.9% Iron 26.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Chicken Normandy Recipe Video