Quick and Easy Tomato Coq au Vin

Quick and Easy Tomato Coq au Vin

Quick and Easy Tomato Coq au Vin

Chicken thighs simmered in a richly flavored sauce made with tomatoes, carrots, mushrooms and red wine -- perfect for casual entertaining. Recipe developed by George Duran for Hunt's®.

Hands On: 3minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes


6 bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed
1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
2 tablespoons Pure Wesson® Vegetable Oil
4 slices uncooked bacon, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
4 ounces button mushrooms, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
1/2 cup red wine (such as Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon)
2 cans (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Stewed Tomatoes, undrained
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Sprinkle 1/8 teaspoon salt on chicken. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken 5 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  2. Add bacon to skillet; cook 3 minutes or until browned. Add onion, mushrooms and carrots; cook 4 to 5 minutes. Add red wine, undrained tomatoes, remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper; mix well. Gently 'dig' chicken, bone side up, into tomato mixture. Cover and cook 2to 25 minutes or until thighs are tender (180°F).
  3. Remove skillet from heat and let stand 5 minutes before serving. If desired, serve with mashed potatoes and veggies of your choice.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 thigh and 3/4 cup sauce
Calories 302
Total fat 16 g
Saturated fat 4 g
Cholesterol 71 MG
Sodium 859 MG
Carbohydrate 13 g
Dietary fiber 2 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 22 g
Vitamin A 76 %
Vitamin C 27 %
Calcium 7 %
Iron 11 %

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