Chicken in Wine (Coq Au Vin)

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1
Chicken (About 1.2 kg)
60 grams
Bacon (in slices)
8
2 sticks
2
200 milliliters
200 milliliters
French Red wine (such as Burgundy)
1
2
2
4
freshly ground Pepper
150 grams
2 tablespoons
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Juniper berries

Preparation steps

1.

Rinse chicken, pat dry and cut into 8 pieces. Cut bacon into strips and heat slowly in a pot over low heat. Remove bacon from the pot. Fry chicken pieces in remaining bacon fat in the pot and then take out of the pot. Peel shallots, celery and carrot. Cut celery and carrots into small cubes. Sauteed prepared vegetables in the pot and also add red wine. Add peeled garlic, bay leaves, thyme, juniper berries and bacon to the pot and season with salt and pepper. Place chicken back in the pot on the vegetables, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.

2.

Brush mushrooms and sauté in hot butter. Add mushrooms to chicken and simmer covered for another 10 minutes.

3.

Season the sauce to taste and serve.