Slow Cooker Coq Au Vin

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 5 h 40 min
  • Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs chicken pieces or 1 whole chicken cut into 8 pieces 1.5 kg
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper 2 mL
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 75 mL
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil 10 mL
  • 1/4 cup chopped bacon 60 mL
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery hearts 250 mL
  • 4 carrots, chopped into 1-in. (2.5-cm) pieces
  • 2 cups whole small white mushrooms 500 mL
  • 1 1/2 cups dry red wine 375 mL
  • 1 cup sodium-reduced chicken broth 250 mL
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste 60 mL
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 sprigs fresh parsley

Directions

  • Step 1

    Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper and shake in 1/4 cup (60 mL) of the flour to coat. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear chicken pieces on both sides; place in slow cooker. In same skillet, add bacon, onion and celery and sauté until bacon begins to brown, about 5 min. Transfer to slow cooker; add carrots and mushrooms.

  • Step 2

    Whisk together wine, broth, tomato paste, garlic and remaining flour. Stir into skillet and bring to a boil; add to slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 hours or until chicken is fully cooked. Serve with sprigs of parsley.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 1/8 of the recipe
  • Calories 230
  • Fat 12 g
  • Carbs 12 g
  • Protein 19 g

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