Easy Coq Au Vin Recipe
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 (4 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 ½ cups red wine
- 1 ½ cups chicken stock
- 1 onion
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- ⅓ cup water
step 1: Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Season chicken parts with salt, pepper and garlic powder and saute until lightly browned, about 5 to 7 minutes.
step 2: Place wine in a shallow dish or bowl. Dip chicken pieces into wine, one at a time, and return to skillet. Add any remaining wine, stock and onions, stir together and reduce heat to medium.
step 3: Cover skillet and cook for 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water and add mixture to sauce to thicken; cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes and serve.