Alsatian Chicken Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
MethodMain Ingredient


 Chicken pieces8
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Bacon slab2 Ounce
 Oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Dry white wine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Mushrooms1⁄4 Pound
 Bay leaves2
 Chopped parsley2 Tablespoon
 Chopped chives2 Tablespoon
 Arrowroot1 Tablespoon
 Light cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Parsley sprig2 (Fresh)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 365 Calories from Fat 176

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.3%

Saturated Fat 6.2 g30.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 127.3 mg

Sodium 159.7 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.2%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 35 g69%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 23.8%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 11.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Halve the garlic clove and rub it all over the chicken.
2) Dice bacon.
3) Peel and finely chop onions.
4) Slice mushrooms.

5) In a flameproof casserole, fry bacon till brown.
6) Add oil and when hot brown chicken pieces on all sides.
7) Add onion to casserole and brown.
8) Pour in half the wine, cover and cook for 35 minutes.
9) Then add mushrooms to casserole with bay leaves, half the chopped parsley and chives, and seasoning.
10) Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
11) Discard bay leaves.
12) With a slotted spoon, take out chicken pieces and place on warmed serving dish.
13) Keep hot.
14) If there's a lot of liquid in casserole, boil till reduced by half.
15) Mix arrowroot with remaining wine and stir into pan juices.
16) Cook, stirring, till sauce thickens, then gradually stir in cream.
17) When hot (it must not boil) pour sauce over chicken.

18) Garnish with remaining chopped parsley and chives and parsley sprigs.
19) Serve hot.