Easy Lowfat Coq au Vin

Easy Lowfat Coq au Vin

Who would have ever thought you could make a casserole as supremely delicious as coq au vin and make it low fat? Not me! I was so glad to find this recipe, as it allows me and my family to enjoy the great taste of coq au vin without all the fat of the traditional recipe.

Cooking Time1 hr


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, washed
  • 10 or 12 small onions, peeled
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and smashed
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 cups beef bouillon
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Place all ingredients in an ovenproof casserole dish and cover.
  3. Bake at  375°F for one hour.
  4. Remove chicken and vegetables to a plate and put the liquid in a saucepan.
  5. Bring to a boil and reduce to 1 and 1/2 cups.
  6. Mix 1 or 2 tablespoons of cornstarch in 1/2 cup water and add by spoonfuls to the boiling sauce, stirring constantly until the sauce coats a spoon.
  7. Put the chicken and vegetables back in the baking dish and pour the sauce over them. Serve with boiled new potatoes and green peas.

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Easy to make and very tasty.

Calorie Count Help please Is there a link which shows at least the approximate calorie count for each recipe The total approximate calories for Coq au Vin is at the end below I'm new here a retired math teacher Jim who keeps close calorie count with a kitchen scale I have no problem doing the math but it's a HUGE nuisance surfing the web AND reading thick books AND scrutinizing the containers to look up the total calorie count on each recipe Coq au Vin sounds delicious but I spent much much more time hunting down calorie counts than it actually took to cook it Each entry below comes from a reputable valid source but often required MANY conversions including metric tofrom English units etcetera etcetera etcetera chicken breasts cal depending on size lb mushrooms cal small onions cal estimated clove garlic cal est T tomato paste cal httpwww onlineconversion comcookingvolumeRead More htm Book Barbara Kraus' Calories and Carbohydrates Cups beef bouillon cal cup dry red wine Pinot Noir cal httpwww ochef com htm Book Barbara Kraus' Calories and Carbohydrates T cornstarch TOTAL finally about calories And of course this does NOT count the boiled new potatoes and green peas to be consumed with the dish


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