Hearty Coq au Vin
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This hearty Instant Pot Coq au Vin Blanc is a classic comfort food. A twist on the traditional Coq au Vin, this dish pairs so well with heavenly Instant Pot mashed potatoes and parsnips.
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Rating: 4.89
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Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Difficulty Difficult
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Chicken, Vegetables, White Wine
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
6 servings
Ingredients
  • 6 chicken thighs or drumsticks, bone-in, skinless
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 4 strips bacon diced
  • 2 cups leeks cleaned well and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups baby carrots
  • 2 cups mushrooms sliced or quartered
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 2 cups chicken broth preferably homemade
  • 1 cup pearl onions frozen
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme or 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 tablespoons butter softened
  • 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour
Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Difficulty Difficult
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Chicken, Vegetables, White Wine
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
6 servings
Ingredients
  • 6 chicken thighs or drumsticks, bone-in, skinless
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 4 strips bacon diced
  • 2 cups leeks cleaned well and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups baby carrots
  • 2 cups mushrooms sliced or quartered
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 2 cups chicken broth preferably homemade
  • 1 cup pearl onions frozen
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme or 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 tablespoons butter softened
  • 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour
Votes: 19
Rating: 4.89
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Instructions
  1. Pat the chicken dry, and sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. Press 'Sauté' and cook bacon until crisp. Press 'Cancel' and remove bacon; set aside.
  3. Press 'Sauté' and brown the chicken in batches. Remove and set aside.
  4. Sauté mushrooms and set aside.
  5. Cook leeks and carrots until leeks are soft, about 1 minute.
  6. Stir in tomato paste and garlic and cook till tomato paste begins to change color and/or begins to stick to the bottom of the pan, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Turn off Instant Pot and deglaze with brandy, until almost evaporated, stirring often.
  8. Stir in chicken, wine, broth, pearl onions and thyme and close the Instant Pot. Cook on 'Manual' for 15 minutes.
  9. While Chicken is cooking, mix together the softened butter and flour.
  10. Do a Quick Release of pressure when cooking time is up and open the Instant Pot. Stir in the sauteed mushrooms.
  11. Press 'Sauté' and drop the butter and flour mixture into the Instant Pot using a teaspoon.
  12. Stir the coq au vin and simmer until thickened.
  13. Top each serving with bacon. Serve with Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips.
  14. Note: If the Instant Pot gets too hot while sauteing the first set of ingredients, turn it off to cool it down every so often.