Coq au vin

Recipe from: 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 12
Servings 4


  • 30
    olive oil
  • 6
    baby onions
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 6
    bacon rashers
  • 6
    chicken breast fillets, cut in half
  • flour, to dust
  • 500
    red wine
  • 250
    tomato juice
  • a few sprigs thyme
  • 6
    brown mushrooms, cut in half
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 30


Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Heat olive oil in a large casserole dish.
Add the onions, garlic and bacon.
When they are starting to brown, dust the chicken pieces in flour and add them to the casserole.
Sauté until they are nicely brown all over.
Add the wine, tomato juice, thyme, mushrooms and seasoning.
Cover and bake for 30 minutes.
Blend the cornflour with a little water to a smooth paste and stir into the bubbling casserole.

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