Clay's Kitchen : Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Recipes

© Copyright 1995-2017, Clay Irving <clay@panix.com>, Manhattan Beach, CA USA

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Coq Au Vin

Servings: 6

6 green onions
3 bacon slices
3 pounds whole chicken, cut-up
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon thyme
8 white onions
2 cups dry red wine
2 teaspoons chicken stock
1 clove garlic, minced
½ pound mushrooms
2 tablespoons butter
1 ½ tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water

Chop white part of green onion only. Sauté bacon and chopped onion in large frying pan until bacon is crisp. Transfer to crock pot.

Wash chicken. Pat dry. Add to frying pan. Season with salt and thyme. Brown on all sides. Transfer of crockpot.

Peel whole onions. Cut a small cross in root end of each. Brown in remaining drippings. Add to crock pot.

Pour wine into fry pan, stir to loosen brown bits. Add chicken stock. Stir until dissolved. Pour over chicken. Add garlic. Cover. Cook on low 6-8 hours.

Slice mushrooms. Sauté in butter. Add to chicken. Turn heat on high; when juices bubble, stir in cornstarch and water which have been blended together. Cook until thickened. Sprinkle with parsley when ready to serve.


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