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Country French Chicken

No recipe image available.French country-style chicken (coq au vin) cooked in white wine with mushrooms, celery, carrots and onion.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 pounds chicken pieces
Nonstick cooking spray
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 cup sliced celery
1 cup dry white wine
1 cup coarsely chopped carrot
1 medium onion, cut into small wedges
1 garlic clove, minced
1 bay leaf
2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon thyme, crushed

Cooking Directions:

  1. Remove the skin from the chicken. Rinse chicken; pat dry.
  2. Spray a large cold skillet with non-stick spray coating. Preheat skillet over medium heat. Brown chicken on all sides in hot skillet.
  3. Drain fat from skillet. Season chicken lightly with salt and pepper. Add mushrooms, celery, white wine, carrot, onion, garlic, bay leaf, parsley, and thyme to the skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 35 to 40 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Discard bay leaf.
  4. Transfer chicken and vegetables platter; keep warm. For sauce, bring liquid in skillet to boiling. Cook about 3 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup. Pour sauce over chicken and vegetables.

Makes 6 servings.

Food Exchanges Per Serving: 3 Lean Meat Exchanges; 1 Vegetable Exchange.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): CHO: 68; PRO: 22: FAT: 6g; CAL: 187.

Source: Good Homes and Gardens Diabetic Cookbook.