Coq Au Vin Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time2 Hr 10 Min
Ready In2 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings12
MethodMain Ingredient


 Stewing chicken4 Pound, cut into serving pieces (1 Piece)
 All purpose flour1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 Diced cooked ham1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 White onions12 Small, peeled
 Mixed vegetable juices12 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups, 1 Can)
 Apple cider1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Canned mushroom caps4 Ounce (1 Can)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Whole cloves6
 Bay leaf1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 407 Calories from Fat 179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.1%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 113.3 mg

Sodium 458.6 mg19.1%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 34 g67.9%

Vitamin A 13.9% Vitamin C 30.5%

Calcium 5.5% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.Rinse the pieces of chicken and dry them.
2.Put flour and salt in a paper bag, put the pieces in the bag and shake well to coat.

3.In a large frying pan, heat butter or margarine, put the chicken pieces in it and brown them.
4.Once done, take them out on a 12 cup baking dish and top by sprinkling ham and onion.
5.Put vegetable juices, cider, mushrooms, mushroom liquid and garlic in the pan and heat by scraping.
6.Drizzle the mixture on chicken.
7.In a cheesecloth bag put the seasoings and place the bag in the dish,
8.Bake the dish for 2 hours and 15 minutes after covering.
9.Take out the spice bag and let the chicken settle at room temperature for 5- 10 minutes.
10.Remove the fat gathered on the top.

11.Serve chciken warm garnished with parsley.