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quick and easy coq au vin

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

This an easy recipe to put together with great results. Your family will think it cooked all day long.

(4 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For quick and easy coq au vin

  • 4 slice
    bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 6
    bone-in, skinless chicken thighs
  • 3/4 tsp
    dried thyme, crushed
  • 1 lg
    onion, coarsely chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lb
    small red potatoes, halved or quartered depending upon size
  • 10
    mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 can
    14.5 oz. can italian-flavored stewed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 c
    dry red wine

How To Make quick and easy coq au vin

  • 1
    In a 4-qt. stockpot, cook bacon until browned, but not fully cooked. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with thyme, salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Brown chicken over medium high heat in olive oil. Remove chicken and bacon to a plate and add the onion - saute until tender and translucent. Add garlic and cook approx. 1 minute.
  • 3
    Add potatoes, mushrooms, tomatoes and wine. Add bacon and nestle chicken pieces in sauce . Cook uncovered for approx. 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, potatoes are tender and sauce has thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • 4
    Garnish with chopped parsley, if desired.