|Preparation||Cooking||Start to finish|
|12 hours 32 min.||2 hours 12 min.||14 hours 44 min.|
Prepare the marinadePrepare 2 carrots and slice thinly. Prepare 2 shallots and slice these thinly, too.
Put the carrots and shallots into a bowl, salt and pepper, then add 1 Bouquet garni.
|2||Add 750 g chicken breast, pour 750 ml red wine over, cover with a plate and leave in the fridge to marinate overnight.||12 hours|
First-stage cooking of meatNext day, drain the chicken breasts and dry on absorbant paper.
|4||Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large pan and fry the chicken breasts until browned all over. Do be aware, this is not to cook the chicken, just to give it a little colour. Set aside.||4 min.|
Cook the vegetablesDrain the vegetables and discard the bouquet garni.
|6||Put the vegetables into the same pan in what is left of the oil (add a little more if necessary) and cook for one or two minutes,.||2 min.|
Pour in ½ glass Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac) all at once...
|8||...and set light to the cognac (flambé).||1 min.|
|9||Once the flames are out, sprinkle 3 tablespoons flour over and mix in.||2 min.|
|10||Pour in the wine from the marinade, salt and pepper, then turn down the heat and leave to simmer gently.||1 min.|
Prepare the mushroomsMeanwhile, peel 300 g mushrooms and cut into small pieces.
|12||Fry rapidly in the pan with 2 tablespoons olive oil...||4 min.|
|13||...then add to the simmering pan.||1 min.|
Second-stage cooking of meatAfter cooking slowly for 2 hours, the wine will have reduced to give the coq au vin its delicious sauce.
Check the seasoning.
|15||Serve the coq au vin with your preferred accompaniment, such as the sautéed potatoes shown here.|
For 4 people : 19.67 €
Per person : 4.92 €
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