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Title: Chicken in Wine (French) - Coq Au Vin
Categories: French Poultry
Yield: 6 Servings

1 1/2tbButter
125gSalt pork, ham or bacon, chopped
12 Button onions
1 To 2 cloves garlic, crushed
3cButton mushrooms
1 Chicken, jointed or 6 chicken pieces
1/2cSeasoned flour
3/4 Level teaspoon salt
  Freshly ground black pepper
2 Bay leaves
2 Sprigs parsley
1smBottle red wine(claret or burgundy)
1 Level teaspoon sugar
2 Level teaspoons flour
1/4cFinely chopped parsley

1. heat butter and oil in pan, fry pork, onions, garlic

2. add mushrooms, fry gently, remove ingredients from pan

3. dredge chicken pieces in seasoned flour and saute in the pan for 5 - 10 minutes until well brown.

4. return mushrooms, onions and pork to pan, add salt, pepper, thyme, bay leaves and parsley.

5. cover and cook over low heat for 20 - 30 minutes.

6. warm brandy, ignite and add to the pan, allow to burn for 1 minute, then extinguish by pouring in the red wine. add sugar.

7. blend flour with some of the liquid, add to dish, stir till thickened. serve hot, garnish with finely chopped parsley and mashed potatoes.

serves 6