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Coq Au Vin

Coq Au Vin

If Coq Au Vin sounds a little French to you….that’s probably because it is. French for “yummy chicken and vegetables simmered together in a delicious wine-sauce that makes your house smell like heaven.”

That’s not a direct translation, but I’d say it’s pretty close based on my experience. And while the French likely stayed at home utilitzing a traditional slow-cook, method, I’m willing to accomadate a bit and use my slow cooker.

I put this together for some awesome friends who go to my church after they had their first baby & it turned out pretty decent!

And thus I give you: Coq Au Vin

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Coq Au Vin
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Chicken and vegetables simmered in a thick creamy wine sauce.
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: French
Serves: 8

  • 8 Chicken Thighs
  • 1 T Salt
  • 1 t Pepper
  • 4 Slices Bacon
  • ¼ Cup Coconut Flour
  • 2 T Butter
  • 12 oz. Baby Bella Mushrooms
  • 4 Carrots, Peeled and Chopped
  • 1 Heat Garlic, Peeled & Chopped
  • 1 Sweet Onion, Chopped
  • ½ Cup Chicken Broth or Water
  • 1½ Cups Red Cooking Wine
  • 3 Fresh Springs Rosemary or Thyme (can sub dry)

  1. Mix together flour, salt and pepper and coat chicken thighs.
  2. Cook bacon in pan until crisp and set aside to cook.
  3. Cook chicken thighs in drippings (add a bit of olive oil if needed) on medium/high heat approx 4 minutes per side until browned. Transfer to plate.
  4. Melt butter and cook garlic and onions, add carrots after a few minutes and cook until soft adding mushrooms last.
  5. Transfer chicken and veggies to crockpot adding the wine and broth.
  6. Crumble bacon and sprinkle on top along with herbs.
  7. Cook on low 6-7 hours.
  8. Season with salt & pepper if needed.
  9. Devour!

Nutrition Information
Calories: 435 Fat: 15 Carbohydrates: 9 Sugar: 3 Sodium: 800 Fiber: 3 Protein: 45

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10 Thoughts on “Coq Au Vin

  1. This looks fabulous! Thanks for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday.

  2. This looks really good! I’m going to pin it and I hope to try it soon!

  3. I love Coq au vin, and yours looks wonderful! Such a hearty, delicious dish! I can just smell it cooking away on the stove!

  4. This looks amazing and I can’t wait to try it – thanks for sharing!

  5. That looks good! I could go for some chicken.
    Thanks for sharing at the Healthy Tues hop. :)

  6. This looks amazing! I haven’t had Coq Au Vin since I was little. Thank you for sharing your recipe on Fluster’s Creative Muster. Now that you found our party I hope that you’ll continue to join us every Tuesday evening.

    Robin @ Fluster Buster

  7. A beautiful presentation for your Coq Au Vin, it looks delicious. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  8. Yum! Perfect as the weather starts to get crisp. Thanks for sharing on Tuesday Greens!

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