Slow-Cooker Coq Au Vin

Prep time: 20min
Total time: 320min
Serves 8
3 lbs
Chicken pieces or 1 whole chicken cut into 8 pieces
1.5 kg
1/2 tsp
Each salt and pepper
2 mL
1/3 cup
All-purpose flour
75 mL
2 tsp
Vegetable oil
10 mL
1/4 cup
Chopped bacon
60 mL
1
Onion, chopped
1 cup
Chopped Celery Hearts
250 mL
4
Carrots, chopped into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
2 cups
Whole small white mushrooms
500 mL
1 1/2 cups
Dry red wine
375 mL
1 cup
Chicken Broth - 35% Less Sodium
250 mL
1/4 cup
Tomato paste
60 mL
3 cloves
Garlic, minced
6 sprigs
Fresh parsley
1/8 of the recipe
calories
230
fat
12 g
carbs
12 g
protein
19 g

Directions

  1. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper and shake in 1/4 cup (60 mL) of the flour to coat. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear chicken pieces on both sides; place in slow cooker. In same skillet, add bacon, onion and celery and sauté until bacon begins to brown, about 5 min. Transfer to slow cooker; add carrots and mushrooms.

  2. Whisk together wine, broth, tomato paste, garlic and remaining flour. Stir into skillet and bring to a boil; add to slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 hours or until chicken is fully cooked. Serve with sprigs of parsley.