Let’s talk about this gorgeous Coq Au Vin (Chicken in Red Wine). Coq Au Vin is a French dish that literally translates to ‘rooster in wine’. Classically French, deliciously rich and savory, it’s a favorite for entertaining or romantic dinners at home…on let’s say….Valentine’s Day, which is right around the corner!
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Is Coq Au Vin (Chicken in Red Wine) Difficult to Make? Nope!

I know that people are intimidated by any dish with a French name, but on my honor I swear you can do this! Coq au Vin takes about 25 minutes to prep and an hour to cook but it is not very labor intensive. I’ll walk you through the process…

  1. Cook bacon or pancetta in Dutch oven, remove and sauté veggies and brown chicken in bacon fat.
  2. Add wine, broth, thyme, sea salt and pepper, and put in the oven for 45 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven and thicken sauce with butter and flour. That’s it!

What to Serve With Coq Au Vin:

You can serve alone or spoon Coq Au Vin over my traditional mashed potatoes or cauliflower puree!

Let’s Talk Quality Ingredients: 

Friends, ingredients matter. Good quality chicken stock and red wine will make a big difference in this…

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