Slow Cooker Coq Au Vin

Slow Cooker Coq Au Vin
Recipe Type: Main Dishes
Author: Coach Nancy
  • 4 large chicken breasts
  • 1 cup fresh button mushrooms
  • ½ pound carrots, peeled and cut into chunky pieces, about 1 inch
  • 4 celery stalks, cut into chunky pieces, about 1 inch
  • ½ pound shallots, peeled
  • 3 ounces bacon, chopped
  • 1½ tablespoons fresh parsley, plus extra for serving
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 large tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  1. In a large Dutch oven, cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, working in batches, brown the chicken.
  3. Transfer the browned chicken, cooked bacon and the rest of ingredients to the slow cooker.
  4. Set the slow cooker on high setting, cover and cook until the chicken is fork-tender, about 2 hours.
  5. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken, mushrooms, carrots, celery and onions to a platter, discarding the bay leaf. Cover to keep warm.
  6. Pour a little of the broth over chicken and vegetables, sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley and serve.


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