• 1-2 T. Canola Oil
  • 3 lb. chicken thighs and/or legs, skinned
  • 1.1 oz. beefy onion soup mix, envelope (1/2 of a 2.2-ounce package)
  • 1 c. mushrooms, cut into wedges (~ 3 pieces/mushroom)
  • 1/2 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 carrots, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 c. red wine (make sure it's not sweet!)
  • 1 c. chicken stock
  • 1 T. tomato paste
  • 1 T. flour
  • 2 T. cooked bacon pieces (optional)

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This is a delicious and traditional French recipe that includes two of my favorite things – Chicken & Wine!  (literal translation is “Rooster in Wine”) Slow Cooker Coq au Vin is a must make recipe, and is full of flavor!

  1. Heat canola oil in a skillet over medium-high heat
  2. Salt & pepper the chicken
  3. Brown chicken, cooking about 5 minutes per side
  4. Place chicken on a paper towel to drain the fat
  5. Add the chicken to a 4-5 quart slow cooker and sprinkle with the soup mix powder.
  6. Add mushrooms, onions, and carrots.
  7. Pour chicken stock and wine over top.
  8. Cover & Crock on Low for 4-5 hours.
  9. Remove lid and mix tomato paste into sauce; sprinkle with flour and stir. (this will help thicken the sauce)
  10. Stir in bacon pieces (optional)
  11. Cover & Crock for 30 minutes longer.
  12. Shred chicken into large pieces and discard chicken bones or save for making chicken stock.
  13. Place chicken in bowls and pour stew over top.

Happy Crocking!

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XOXO,

Jenn

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