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Chicken in Wine Sauce

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Course All Recipes, Dinner
Cuisine All
Calories 339 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 bone-in chicken thighs skinned
  • 2 bone-in chicken breast havled crosswise and skinned
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt divided
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper divided
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrot thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup celery thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh garlic minced
  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 1 cup unsalted chicken stock (Swanson)
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp fresh tarragon chopped
  • 3 Tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley chopped and divided
  • 1 Tbsp whole-grain Dijon mustard
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted better
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 slices applewood-smoked bacon cooked and crumbled
  • cooking spray

Instructions
 

  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°
  • 2. Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add half of chicken to pan, flesh side down. Cook 4 minutes or until browned; remove from pan. Repeat with remaining chicken. Set chicken aside
  • 3. Add onion, carrot, celery, and garlic to pan; cook for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add wine; cook for 2 minutes, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Return chicken to pan, flesh side up. Combine stock and flour in a bowl, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Add stock mixture to pan
  • 4. Stir in tarragon, 2 tablespoons parsley, mustard, and bay leaf, and bring to a boil. Cover and bake at 325° for 45 minutes or until chicken is done and very tender. Remove pan from oven. Remove chicken from pan, and top with 1/4 cup cooking liquid. Keep warm. Heat pan over medium-high heat, and bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 3 cups. Whisk in butter, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Discard bay leaf
  • 5. Preheat broiler to high
  • 6. Arrange tomatoes in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan; lightly coat with cooking spray. Broil 6 minutes or until blistered. Sprinkle chicken with tomatoes, crumbled bacon, and remaining 1 tablespoon parsley. Serve with sauce

Notes

If you like kalamata olives, try Greek-Style Stewed Chicken: Prepare Chicken with Wine Sauce through step 4, omitting carrot and celery and adding 1/2 cup chopped, seeded plum tomato and 1/2 cup thinly sliced green bell pepper instead, decreasing wine to 1 3/4 cups and adding 1/4 cup ouzo (or brandy), and omitting tarragon, parsley, and mustard. Stir in 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves and 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves. Add 1/4 cup sliced, pitted kalamata olives and 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice into sauce mixture when butter is added, stirring until butter melts. Omit steps 5 and 6. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired. Serves 6 (serving size: 2 chicken thighs or 1/2 chicken breast half and about 1/3 cup sauce) Calories 349; Fat 10.7g (sat 2.9g); Sodium 439mg 
If you like saffron, try Moroccan Stewed Chicken: Prepare Chicken with Wine Sauce through step 4, omitting celery and adding 1/2 cup chopped, seeded plum tomato instead; decreasing wine to 1 3/4 cups; omitting tarragon, parsley, and mustard; and stirring in 1/3 cup chopped dried apricot halves, 1/4 cup sliced pitted green olives, and 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads with the bay leaf. Add 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice into sauce when butter is added, stirring until smooth. Omit steps 5 and 6. Serve with lemon wedges. Serves 6 (serving size: 2 chicken thighs or 1/2 chicken breast half, about 1/2 cup sauce, and 1 lemon wedge) Calories 336; Fat 9.7g (sat 2.6g); Sodium 454mg

Nutrition

Calories: 339kcalCarbohydrates: 11.4gProtein: 35.8gFat: 9.8gSaturated Fat: 3.2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.6gMonounsaturated Fat: 3.1gCholesterol: 116mgSodium: 435mgFiber: 1.7gCalcium: 55mgIron: 1.9mg
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