Coq Au Vin

Coq Au Vin

This classic French chicken casserole cooked with the Russell Hobbs multi cooker means the flavours are even more intense!

Ingredients
  • 1.5 kg Chicken meat (use breast and thighs)
  • 50g Lardons
  • 15 Pearl Onions (small Shallots will do)
  • 3 tbsp. Butter
  • 1 Garlic Clove, crushed
  • 1 Bouquet Garni
  • 15 Button Mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp. Brandy
  • ½ ltr. Red Wine
  • 2 tbsp. Butter and Flour (to thicken)

Method

  1. Firstly turn on your Russell Hobbs Multi Cooker and select the Steam programme
  2. Place the lardons and the peeled onions in the pan with the butter
  3. Chop the chicken into chunks. When the onions are lightly browned add the chicken pieces, the garlic, whole mushrooms and the bouquet garni
  4. Sauté for a further 3-5 minutes with the lid closed
  5. Pour the brandy and the wine into the bowl. Select the stew programme and leave for 1 hour
  6. When cooked, check the flavour and add salt and pepper where needed.
  7. To thicken the sauce take 2 tbsp. Flour and butter – mix in a small bowl then add to the sauce and mix well for a couple of minutes. Enjoy this amazing casserole with potatoes and vegetables.