Coq au Riesling

Coq au Riesling

No ratings yet
Servings: 6
Calories: 525


  • 1 chicken weighing 3 1/2 lbs
  • 5 oz shallots
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 bunch fresh tarragon
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 16 floz Alsatian Riesling/white wine)
  • 3 cup button mushrooms
  • 1/2 tsp plain flour All purpose
  • 7 floz soured cream


  • Cut wings off chicken. Peel and quarter shallots. Put 1 shallot, together with wings, some salt and 1 cup (8 fl oz) 250 ml water, in a pan and simmer for 20 minutes. Strain stock.
  • Wash and dry remaining chicken, then cut in 8 pieces.
  • Peel and chop garlic. Rinse and finely chop tarragon, reserving some leaves for garnish.
  • Melt half the butter and brown chicken pieces. Add pepper, salt, shallots, garlic, herbs, wine and stock. Cover and cook for 25 minutes.
  • Rinse mushrooms, slice thinly, sprinkle with flour and brown in remaining butter.
  • Remove lid from pan, increase heat and continue to cook chicken for another 10 minutes until done.
  • Lift out chicken pieces and keep warm. Stir soured cream into sauce together with mushrooms.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and pour over chicken. Garnish with tarragon.
Calories: 525 kcal
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Protein: 27 g
Fat: 36g
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 140 mg
Sodium: 604 mg
Potassium: 591 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 821 IU
Vitamin C: 7 mg
Calcium: 77 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Ingredients Chicken, Whole Chicken
Save to Favorites

No account yet? Register

Leave A Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating