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Coq Au Vin Recipe

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2-3 lb. Chicken parts
6 or more slices bacon
lb. mushrooms (sliced)
3 onions, chopped
4 carrots
1 c. chicken broth
1 c. red burgundy
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tsp. salt
tsp. thyme
1 bay leaf
6 small onions (frozen or canned)

Fry bacon until crisp. Brown chicken in bacon fat. You may need additional bacon fat.
Saute 3 onions and mushrooms till tender. Crumble bacon; stir in remaining ingredients, except whole onions.
Simmer 1 hour and 45 minutes on until tender or bake in oven at 350..
Add onions toward the end of the baking time. Remove bay leaf. Thicken sauce with cornstarch and water if needed.
Serve with boiled potatoes, noodles or rice.

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Serves 4-6




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