Penny2017-11-30T18:40:50+00:00 Total Recipe Views: 3,973 Coq au vin By Penny Chicken American, English November 30, 2017 Chicken stew by any other name Prep: 15 mins Cook: 50 mins Yields: Serves 4 Ingredients 25hbutter 150 gshallots, peeled leave whole if round or quarter lengthwise if long ones 4-5 minced garlic cloves 150g streaky bacon sliced good pinch of dried thyme 350g mushrooms leave whole of small or slice larger ones 250ml red wine 500m chicken stock 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 8 chicken thighs salt and black pepper Directions 1Add most of the butter to a large thick pan (keep back a small knob of the butter) and the shallots. 2Cook until just browned 3Stir through the garlic 4Add the half bacon and thyme and cook for 2-3 minutes. 5Add the mushrooms 6Increase the heat and add the red wine, chicken stock and balsamic. 7Im a separate pan seal the chicken thighs until golden 8Dry fry the remaining bacon until crispy 9Add the chicken thighs , bring the pan to the boil and simmer for about 30 minutes or until the chicken is tender and cooked through. 10To thicken the sauce, remove the chicken once it is cooked and keep warm. 11Cook the sauce over a high heat for a few minutes until the liquid has reduced. 12Return the chicken back to the pan. 13Add the reserved butter 14 Season with salt and black pepper 15Scatter over the crispy bacon 16Serve close full screen 00:00 1 Review Sharon Clark November 30, 2017 Damian Clark Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.