Coq Au Riesling
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Modified version of Nigel Slater's Coq Au Riesling -- chicken simmered with smoky bacon, wine, and cream.
Serves: 2
  • 5 chicken drumsticks
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 2 strips of bacon, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 cup of Riesling wine
  • ½ cup of heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  1. Chop your onion, bacon and parsley and mince your garlic.
  2. Melt butter and oil in a sauté pan.
  3. Lightly brown your chicken drumsticks in the butter and oil on all sides and remove from the pan.
  4. Add your onion, bacon and garlic to the pan and cook on medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Drain off all but about a tablespoon of the oil in the pan.
  6. Snuggle your chicken pieces back into the pan.
  7. Pour in the wine and bring the mixture to a boil.
  8. Drop the heat back down to medium, partially cover with a lid, and let cook for 25 minutes.
  9. Remove the lid and add your heavy cream.
  10. Let simmer on medium low for 10 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with parsley.
  12. Serve.
Nutrition information includes fats used in cooking, even though it is not consumed in the finished product.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 779 Fat: 61 Carbohydrates: 12 Sugar: 1 Sodium: 549 Protein: 30
Recipe by The Eat More Food Project at