Coq Au Vin Unverified!

Yield: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3-3 1/2 lb chicken
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 5 small onions
  • 4-6 carrots
  • 1/4 lb mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup* chicken broth
  • 1 cup* Burgundy wine
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Bouquet Garni

  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs parsley
  • 1/2 tsp crushed thyme leaves

Preparation

Mix flour, salt and pepper. Coat chicken with this mixture. Fry bacon until crisp. Brown chicken in bacon fat.

Bring chicken broth & Burgundy to boil. Cook for about 1 hour or until chicken is tender. Add vegetable, mushrooms and bouquet garni for last half hour of cooking.

Serve with toasted sour french bread.

Bouquet garni: place spices in a tea ball or tie into cheesecloth.

* - both broth and wine measurements had a notation reading "I use 2 cups"