French Cuisine|Coq Au Vin

Hi everyone! Today I'm going to introduce you to a French classic: chicken in red wine (Coq au Vin). Considered a traditional dish in France, this dish has long been popular due to its rich flavor and tenderness.

Coq au Vin (French for "chicken in red wine") is a dish made with chicken, red wine and vegetables. It takes some time and skill to prepare, but it's worth the effort when you taste the delicious flavor.
Here is the recipe for Coq au Vin:

Ingredients needed:

-1 chicken (about 3-4 pounds)
-2 bottles of dry red wine
-6 strips of savory pork, diced
-1 onion, chopped
-2 carrots, cut into small pieces
-2 garlic cloves, minced
-1 bay leaf
-1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
-1 tablespoon butter
-Salt and black pepper

Cooking steps:

1- Cut the chicken into cubes, sprinkle with salt and black pepper and coat with flour.

2- In a skillet add butter and fry the chicken until golden brown, then remove and set aside.

3- In the same pan add the savory pork, onion, carrots and garlic and saute until the vegetables are tender.

4- Place the sauteed chicken and vegetables in a baking dish and pour in the red wine and bay leaf.

5-Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 2-3 hours until the chicken is very tender.

6- Now you can enjoy this delicious Coq au Vin! In France, this dish is usually served with bread or mashed potatoes and is even better with wine or beer.