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Simple Coq au Vin

Simple Coq au Vin

Simple Coq au Vin


Makes 4 servings


4 chicken legs
Salt and black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 onion, sliced into rings
1/2 cup red wine
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
Hot cooked rice


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet; brown chicken on all sides. Transfer chicken to slow cooker.
  2. Sauté mushrooms and onion in same skillet. Add wine; stir and scrape brown bits from bottom of skillet. Add mixture to slow cooker. Sprinkle with basil, thyme and oregano. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Serve chicken and sauce over rice.

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