Slow-Cooker Coq au Vin
In this traditional French peasant dish, chicken is simmered for hours in red wine allowing the meat to soak up the liquid’s rich flavor; this extended simmering is what gives this dish its robust flavor, so it seemed well-suited for the slow cooker.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For our slow-cooker coq au vin recipe, we chose bone-in thighs and breasts, removing the skin to avoid a greasy sauce. To develop more intense flavor, we sautéed our vegetables in bacon fat as opposed to vegetable oil. Next, we reduced the ...