January 21, 2018

COQAUVIN (CHICKEN IN WINE SAUCE)

Ingredients:
Chicken - 1(cut into medium size pieces)
Mushrooms - 250 gms (sliced)
Red wine - 3/4 cup
Cream - 1/2 cup
Flour - 1/4 cup
large capsicums - 2 (sliced)
Spring onions - 2 (sliced)
Ginger - 1(grated)
green chillies - 2 (slit lengthwise)
pepper - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Butter - 75 gms

Method:

  • Heat butter in a pan and fry the sliced mushrooms for five minutes. 
  • Add the spring onions and capsicum and saute until the onions are done and tender.
  • Remove from the pan.
  • coat the chicken with flour and shaking off the excess flour.
  • Add the chicken pieces to the pan and fry for about five minutes till well browned. Remove from the butter.
  • crush ginger and mix with the remaining flour. Add to the butter in the pan and lightly fry for three to four minutes.
  • Then gradually add the wine, stirring constantly and bring it to a boil. Simmer till a smooth sauce is formed.
  • Add green chillies, salt and pepper. Stir well and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Then return  the fried chicken and mushrooms to the sauce.
  • Add cream; stir well and simmer for 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked.
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