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Red Wine & Mushroom Chicken Stew

This richly savory skillet dish is related to the classic French “coq au vin” or chicken braised in red wine. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes for the ultimate comfort food supper.

Servings 4
Total Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Total Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes


  • 4 slices thick-sliced bacon, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 4 (20 ounces) Just Bare Bone-In Thighs
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 medium leek, trimmed, sliced
  • 2 large carrots or parsnips, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried herbes de Provence
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, caps sliced
  • 8 ounces baby portobello (brown) mushrooms, sliced
  • Finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley to taste

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 520 Calories from Fat 57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Trans Fat 0g 45%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 34g
Calcium 7%Iron 20%
Vitamin C 10%Vitamin A 128%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:


  1. Cook bacon in large, deep skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon to a plate, reserving bacon fat.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Brown both sides in skillet, about 10 minutes. Remove to a plate.
  3. Add leek, carrots, and garlic; sauté about 3 minutes. Add wine; cook over high heat about 5 minutes. Stir in broth, herbes de Provence, and bacon pieces. Arrange chicken in skillet. Partially cover and reduce heat to medium-low; simmer about 35 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink near bone. Cook to internal temp of 165°F.
  4. Meanwhile, heat oil in another large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms; season with salt and pepper. Cook about 8 minutes or until browned and tender. Stir into chicken and sprinkle with parsley.


Just Bare® Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs may be substituted for Just Bare® Bone-In Chicken Thighs. Nutritional values may change if you choose to substitute another chicken product or any other ingredients. If substituting frozen chicken for this recipe, thaw before cooking.