Braised Chicken in Red Wine

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Braised Chicken in Red Wine
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 chicken
salt
freshly ground peppers
14 ounces Pearl onion
2 ounces Bacon (strips)
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic
7 ounces Red wine (hearty style such as Cabernet)
7 ounces chicken stock
2 bay leaves
1 thyme
2 Sage
1 rosemary
5 ounces small Mushrooms (button or portabello)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
chickensaltolive oilgarlicthymeSage

Preparation steps

1.

Rinse chicken, pat dry, cut into pieces and season with salt and pepper.

2.

Peel onions. Heat olive oil and butter in a roasting pan or saucepan and fry chicken pieces and bacon strips until brown. Remove meat and set aside. Add onions to roasting pan. Peel garlic, cut into slices and sauté with onions. Pour in wine and chicken stock, then add herbs and chicken pieces and cook, covered, in a preheated oven at 400°F for 30 minutes. Add more liquid if necessary.

3.

Rinse mushrooms and add to roasting pan. Cook everything, uncovered, for an additional 8-10 minutes in oven. Season with salt and pepper and serve with tagliatelle, if desired.

Comments

 
Could I use coconut oil instead of olive oil?
Cyndy from EAT SMARTER's picture
Yes, coconut oil will work fine as a substitute for olive oil. It has a slightly lower smoke point than olive oil, so watch your heat carefully.