Braised chicken in red wine with onions – Coq au vin

Braised chicken in red wine with onions - Coq au vin

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Braised chicken in red wine with onions - Coq au vin

Braised chicken in red wine - Coq au vin

This is a classic French poultry dish. Historically, this national dish was made from a specially fattened rooster that was marinated in red wine for 24 hours. In this recipe, the chicken is marinated in a wine and vegetable marinade for just a few hours and then braised in the oven. And thus also fits into any festive menu.

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5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 15 mins
Course Meat dishes
Cuisine French recipes
Servings 4 person
Calories 846 kcal


  • 1 clove garlic
  • 5 red onions
  • 100 g butter
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • kg chicken or various chicken parts such as thighs wings, breast
  • 750 ml red wine
  • 1 carrot to taste
  • 250 g mushrooms to taste
  • herbs to taste


  • Peel and finely chop the garlic.
  • Peel and finely chop the onions.
  • Melt the butter.
  • Put the vegetables in a bowl and add the melted butter, vinegar, salt and pepper and mix everything.
  • Wash the chicken, pat dry and add.
  • Then pour 150 ml of red wine over it and let it rest in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.
  • Put the chicken meat together with the marinade in a baking dish, pour the remaining wine over it and stir well.
  • If desired, you can add bite-sized carrots and mushrooms.
  • Leave to roast in a preheated oven at 180° C for about 50 minutes.
  • Dress the poultry dish with fresh herbs of your choice and serve.


  • Knife
  • Board
  • Bowl
  • Casserole dish


Calories: 846kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 84gFat: 30gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 294mgSodium: 1223mgPotassium: 2088mgFiber: 3gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 3292IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 81mgIron: 3mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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