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Coq au Vin: A French delight with red wine and meat that will captivate you

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Ingredients

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4 chicken thighs
200 grams of bacon, sliced into strips
250 grams of mushrooms, sliced into thick pieces
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 tablespoons of oil
2 cup of red wine
1 cup of chicken broth
2 tablespoons of flour
2 tablespoons of butter
2 carrots, sliced into rounds
A bouquet of fresh herbs (parsley, thyme, lavender)
Salt and black pepper to taste

Coq au Vin: A French delight with red wine and meat that will captivate you

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In the world of cuisine, there is no more iconic French dish than Coq au Vin. This traditional French dish, which combines chicken, red wine, mushrooms, and bacon, is rich in aroma and flavor. While its preparation may seem like an elaborate art, with our step-by-step recipe, you too can savor this classic of French cuisine in the comfort of your home.

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Steps

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In a large pot, heat the oil and add the bacon. Fry it until it turns golden brown.

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Remove the bacon from the pot and set it aside. In the same pot, add the chicken thighs and brown them until they are golden in color.

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Remove the chicken thighs and set them aside. In the same pot, add the butter and onions. Sauté the onions until they become soft, then add the garlic and flour. Continue cooking for another 2-3 minutes.

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Gradually add the red wine and chicken broth to the pot, whisking the flour to create a smooth sauce.

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Return the chicken thighs and bacon to the pot. Season with salt and black pepper. Add the carrots and fresh herbs.

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Cover the pot and reduce the heat. Cook on low for about 1.5 hours or until the chicken thighs become tender, and the sauce thickens.

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When the dish is ready, add the mushrooms and continue cooking for an additional 15-20 minutes until the mushrooms soften.

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Remove the bouquet of fresh herbs before serving.

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Serve Coq au Vin hot and enjoy it with mashed potatoes, roasted potatoes, or fresh French baguette to savor the incredible sauce.

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This version of Coq au Vin with chicken thighs is equally delicious and is sure to captivate your palate with its aroma and taste. Happy cooking, and indulge in this classic of French cuisine!

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