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Oct 29, 2010 11:29 AM

Coq au Vin

Does anyone have the BEST recipe for Coq au Vin? I have all the ingredients, just trying to figure out which recipe to use. Thanks!

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    1. re: Marge

      Perfect. Thank you, Marge! I am boiling the red wine now to marinate the chicken. I won't be able to marinate overnight, but hopefully a few hours will be okay! This looks delicious.

      1. re: akp

        Why would you BOIL wine for the marinade? (or for any other reason, except syrup).

        1. re: ChefJune

          In this case it's apparently to infuse the marinade with seasonings. Seems reasonable. Recipe looks fetching.

          1. re: ChefJune

            You don't BOIL the wine, you bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer for a few minutes to infuse the other flavorings. This is a very delicious recipe. If you are adverse to the boil, don't...

            1. re: Marge

              Perhaps my comment didn't read correctly. I simply brought it to boil, turned the heat down and then simmered for a few minutes. Figured the seasonings would infuse throughout with this step. Smells great!

              1. re: akp

                Hey akp, you are correct, I was responding to ChefJune, who questioned the premise of bringing wine to a boil. Hope you enjoy(ed), let us know how it turned out!!