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Original Coq Au Vin

John04's picture
An easy French stew, the Coq Au Vin is absolutely delicious. Tickle your taste buds with this refreshing stew. It is all about the genuine French flavor. So do not procrastinate, try this Coq Au Vin recipe.
Ingredients
  Chickens 2 , cut into pieces
  Flour 4 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 7 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), mashed
  Brandy 4 Tablespoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Celery 1 , cut into 1 inch strips
  Celery 1 , cut into 1 inch strips
  Red dry table wine 750 Milliliter
  Salt pork 1⁄8 Pound, finely chopped
  White onions 12 Small (Peeled)
  Mushroom caps 12
Directions

Stage1-Heat oven to 350 degrees. Wash and dry chicken. Combine flour, salt and pepper. Roll chicken in flour mixture to coat evenly. Melt butter in heavy skillet over moderate heat. Brown evenly on all sides. Add brandy, cook 2 minutes. Remove chicken. Add chicken and liquid to casserole.

Stage2-Place garlic, bay leaf, and celery into small square cheesecloth. Bring corners together and tie securely. Add to chicken. Pour wine over all; cover tightly. Place into oven.

Stage3-Heat salt pork in skillet over low heat until some fat melts. Add whole onions and mushroom caps. Brown. When chicken has baked for 40 minutes, add pork, onions, mushrooms and any liquid from skillet. Cover and return to oven. Bake for 30 minutes more or until chicken is fork tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Drink: 
Alcohol
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
95 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Servings: 
5
Subtitle: 
Chicken with Wine

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1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
Chicken is not coq. For a genuine coq au vin you need a COQ.