Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin

Explore the classic culinary elegance of our Coq au Vin recipe. Braised chicken thighs cooked slowly in red wine with mushrooms, pearl onions, and fragrant herbs create a dish of warmth and complexity. Perfectly paired with a glass of Le Professeur Marselan, this traditional French dish becomes an extraordinary gastronomic experience.

Recipe: Coq au Vin (Serves 4)

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 150g bacon, diced
  • 12 small pearl onions, peeled
  • 200g mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 500ml Le Professeur Marselan (or other red wine)
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions:

  1. In a large pot, cook bacon over medium heat until crispy. Remove and set aside.
  2. Brown chicken thighs in the same pot, 5 minutes per side. Remove and set aside.
  3. Sauté onions and mushrooms until softened.
  4. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Pour in wine, scraping the bottom of the pan to deglaze.
  6. Return chicken and bacon to the pot. Add chicken stock, thyme, and rosemary.
  7. Simmer, covered, for 1.5 hours, or until chicken is tender.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Serve with mashed potatoes or crusty bread.

Le Professeur Marselan
Le Professeur Marselan

Le Professeur Marselan

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