Coq au Vin

Chicken in Red Wine Sauce

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      5 hr

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

  • About

In France, coq au vin is a regional stew (ragoût) that is, traditionally, made with a rooster, which can withstand a long period of slow cooking. The wine is generally a red wine from Burgundy, but any wine can be used. If not red wine, the name of the dish will often reflect the type of wine used, as in coq au Riesling. Nowadays, it is not so easy to find a rooster and we have to content ourselves with a fat hen and a shorter cooking time. Coq au vin is t