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Photo de l'auteur Nicole Gareau


One day, I decided to make a Coq Au Vin. When I picked up my cookbook, I found this recipe handwritten by my mother.

Adriana Luu – Studio Kay

Coq Au Vin

This is a simple and delicious recipe!

Interesting facts

I am thrilled to share with you my recipe for Coq Au Vin!



Prep time

35 minutes

Cooking time

45 to 60 minutes


  Ingredients Quantitites
salted butter 45 ml (3 tablespoons)
chicken breast 2
flour 15 ml (1 tablespoon)
chicken thighs, deboned 4
onion, chopped 1
white mushrooms 500 ml (2 cups)
cognac 15 ml (1 tablespoon)
red wine, Bordeaux is best 750 ml (3 cups)
chicken stock 250 ml (1 cup)
fresh herbs (thyme, rosemary, sage, your choice) To taste


  1. Position the baking rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat the oven to 350 °F (180 °C).
  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Pour the flour into a deep dish. Coat the chicken in flour and gently shake to remove any excess.
  3. In a large oven-safe pan, melt the butter and brown the chicken. Set aside on a plate.
  4. In the same pan, cook the onion and mushrooms. Add butter as needed.
  5. Add the cognac and flambé, if desired.
  6. Return the chicken to the pan and add the herbs, wine and chicken stock. Adjust the seasoning.
  7. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes.
  8. Serve with mashed potatoes or pasta!

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