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  Broiler fryer chicken 1 , cut up
  Canadian bacon slice 2 , cut into strips
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Thyme leaf 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Dried parsley flakes 1 Tablespoon
  Dry red wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sliced mushrooms 4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Small white onions 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Arrange the chicken, skin-side down, in a cold, nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat, allowing chicken to brown in its own melting fat. Add the Canadian bacon; brown lightly. Drain off accumulated fat.
2. Add garlic powder, bay leaf, thyme, parsley flakes and wine to chicken. Drain the mushrooms and onions and add liquids to skillet. Reserve drained vegetables. Bring to boiling; cover. Lower heat; simmer 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender.
3. Add drained mushrooms and onions. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes, or until the liquid is reduced to about 1 cup. Remove bay leaf. Combine the flour and cold water; stir into simmering liquid. Cook, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens and bubbles 3 minutes. Taste and add salt and pepper, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4279 Calories from Fat 2074

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 230 g353.9%

Saturated Fat 65.9 g329.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1152.4 mg384.1%

Sodium 1743 mg72.6%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.3%

Sugars 17.4 g

Protein 299 g598%

Vitamin A 76.2% Vitamin C 108%

Calcium 50.6% Iron 181.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Low Calorie Coq Au Vin Recipe