Coq au vin

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 - whole chicken, cut in small pieces
  • 6 cloves - garlic
  • 6 - small potatoes, peeled
  • 6 - small onions, peeled
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 1 - carrot, sliced in roundels
  • 1 - stick celery, sliced
  • A few sprigs parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 bottle - any sweet red wine
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil
  • Some brandy to flambe

How to Make Coq au vin

  • Take a non-stick pan with lid. Heat olive oil and quickly fry the chicken pieces till light brown.
  • Then add the bay leaves, garlic, onions, potato, carrots and the celery.
  • Give a good stir and reduce heat.
  • Allow the juices of the chicken and the vegetables to mix together.
  • After about 5 minutes, take the brandy and flambe the ingredients in the pan.
  • After the fire dies down, pour in the wine, stir well, add salt and cover.
  • Cook on low heat for about 20 minutes, till the chicken is tender and the sauce takes a really rich, dark colour.
  • Sprinkle with the parsley.