Coq au Vin alla Italiana

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This is a real crowd pleaser. You can add your own favorite spices, herbs or veggies to this, to your taste. Serve with mashed potatoes and cooked greens if desired. Voila, a classic gourmet chicken dinner in under an hour! (Note: you can use white chicken meat, but be careful not to overcook it - 35 minutes tops, or it will dry out!)

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  1. In a large skillet, heat oil. Add 1/2 of the garlic. Season flour with poultry seasoning. Dredge chicken parts in flour, then brown in the skillet for 4 or 5 minutes.
  2. Remove chicken to a plate after frying, then brown sausage, and cover to cook almost through. Remove sausage to cutting board.
  3. Add the onion, carrots, mushrooms, rosemary and the remaining garlic. Slice sausage on the bias while vegetables are sauteing.
  4. Add the tomatoes, then layer chicken and sausage on top and add the wine.
  5. Cover and let simmer over low heat for 25 minutes.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste and let simmer for another 10 minutes. Let cool covered for 10 minutes, then serve.


This came out soo so good. I didn't expect there to be enough liquid (I read the ingredient list like 5 times), but it really was fine. I brought some to work to share with a friend and found ...