Easy Coq Au Vin

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Chicken parts lightly seasoned and browned, then braised in a red wine sauce. A quick version of a French classic. Serve with pasta or white steamed rice, if desired.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 (4 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 ½ cups red wine

  • 1 ½ cups chicken stock

  • 1 onion

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • cup water

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Season chicken parts with salt, pepper and garlic powder and saute until lightly browned, about 5 to 7 minutes.

  2. Place wine in a shallow dish or bowl. Dip chicken pieces into wine, one at a time, and return to skillet. Add any remaining wine, stock and onions, stir together and reduce heat to medium.

  3. Cover skillet and cook for 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water and add mixture to sauce to thicken; cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

344 Calories
18g Fat
4g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 344
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 498mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 291mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.