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    Coq Au Vin, or chicken in wine, is a popular classic French dish made easy in one pan! With crispy chicken drumsticks, chicken thighs and bacon, this Coq au vin gets everybody talking! Serve with creamy mashed potato or cauliflower smothered with butter, and the most delicious chicken dinner is ready on the table!

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 4 ounces (120g) diced bacon
    • 8 chicken pieces (4 drumsticks and 4 thighs), skin on, bone in
    • 2 teaspoons salt (plus more to season)
    • 1/2-1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (plus more to season)
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 8 oz (250g) carrots cut into 1-inch pieces
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/4 cup brandy (OPTIONAL)
    • 350 ml good quality red wine (Burgundy, Pinot Noir, Shiraz)
    • 1 1/4 cups low sodium chicken stock or broth
    • 5 sprigs thyme
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature, divided
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 8 ounces (250g) frozen small whole onions (pearl onions)
    • 8 ounces (250g) cremini (brown) mushrooms thickly sliced
    • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley, to garnish (optional)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 262 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 28.2%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 33.61%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 36 mg 11.93%
    • Sodium: 1232 mg 51.34%
    • Calcium: 34 mg 3.45%
    • Potassium: 253 mg 7.24%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.66%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.11%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 7.68%
    • Vitamin C 18.44%
    • Vitamin D 0.66%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq