Slow Cooker Coq au Vin


Our Slow Cooker Coq au Vin will give you a taste of classic French cuisine. A splash of red wine infuses each bite of vegetables and chicken with earthy, hearty flavor. After less than half an hour of prep time, this slow cooker chicken recipe can spend the rest of the day simmering away.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 25 mins


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 3 pound chicken thighs, skinned

  • 1 envelope (1/2 of a 2.2-ounce package) beefy onion soup mix

  • 2 cup quartered fresh mushrooms

  • 1 ½ cup frozen small whole onions

  • 3 medium carrots, cut into 31/2-inch sticks

  • ½ cup dry red wine

  • Hot cooked mashed potatoes (optional)

  • Snipped fresh parsley (optional)


  1. Lightly coat an unheated large skillet with cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken thighs, several at a time, in the hot skillet until brown. Drain off fat.

  2. Place chicken thighs in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with dry soup mix. Add mushrooms, onions, and carrots. Pour wine over all.

  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. If desired, serve with mashed potatoes and sprinkle with parsley.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

320 Calories
8g Fat
15g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 320
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 161mg 54%
Sodium 782mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Protein 42g
Vitamin C 8.3mg 42%
Iron 2.5mg 14%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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