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Coq Au Vin Recipe

Coq Au Vin Recipe

Don't let the name fool you, this upscale classic is deliciously home-style. From Stoney Creek, Ontario, Linda Clark sends this dish with potatoes, chicken, carrots and a ton of flavor in every bite.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium red potatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes and water in a microwave-safe dish; cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes. Add carrots; cook 4 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Drain.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the soup, wine, bouillon, garlic, parsley, thyme and pepper. Cut each chicken breast half into three pieces. Add the chicken, potato mixture, mushrooms, bacon and onions to soup mixture; stir to coat.
  • 3. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 213 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 665 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.