Coq au vin blanc

Prep 20 min
Total 1 hour
Serves 4



skin-on, bone-in chicken breasts
1/2 tsp
salt, divided
4 slices
bacon, chopped
2 227-g pkgs
sliced mushrooms
celery stalks, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
garlic cloves, minced
onion, finely chopped, about 1 cup
1 1/2 cups
1 tbsp
fresh thyme leaves, divided
2 tsp
chopped fresh rosemary
1/2 cup
35% cream


  • SPRINKLE chicken with 1/4 tsp salt. Season with fresh pepper.
  • HEAT an extra-large (13-in.) frying pan over medium-high. Add bacon and cook until almost crisp, 2 to 3 min. Add mushrooms, celery, garlic and onion. Continue cooking, stirring often, until bacon is crisp and mushrooms are browned, 7 to 8 min.
  • MOVE vegetables to side of pan, then add chicken, skin-side down, to other side of pan and cook until dark golden, about 4 min per side. Add wine, 2 tsp thyme, rosemary and remaining 1/4 tsp salt. Boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, until chicken is cooked through and mixture is saucy, 15 to 20 min.
  • TRANSFER chicken to a platter. Stir cream into sauce and vegetables. Boil until mixture is slightly thickened, about 5 min. Pour sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tsp thyme.


Calories 632, Protein 58 g, Carbohydrates 11 g, Fat 38 g, Fibre 2 g, Sodium 603 mg.
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