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super savoury coq au vin

super savoury coq au vin

This super savoury coq au vin is the ideal recipe to change from summer season to autumn. This French slow cooking one pot recipe is really delicious.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course lunch, Main Course
Cuisine French
Servings 4 persons


  • 600 gram chicken tighs
  • 100 gram lardons bacon strips
  • 400 gram mushrooms
  • 200 gram pearl onions
  • 300 gram baby carrots
  • 400 ml red wine
  • 400 ml chicken broth
  • 50 ml cognac
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 30 gram butter
  • 60 gram plain flour
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • pepper
  • salt


  • Slice the mushrooms, cut the baby carrots into large pieces.
  • Bake the lardons during 1 minute on high temperature and then put them aside.
  • In the same pan, bake the chicken tighs, until golden brown.
  • Melt the butter and the add the flour. Mix them well.
  • Add the chicken broth, the wine and the cognac, while constantly stirring.
  • When the broth starts cooking, add the vegetables and the spices: pearl onions, baby carrots, mushrooms, bay leaves, pepper, salt.
  • Stir well, and then also add the lardons and the chicken tighs.
  • Finally add the thyme leaves and the crushed garlic, and let it simmer for 40 minutes.
Keyword coq au vin, French