Recipes and Cooking Slow Cooker Coq au Vin 3.8 (118) 6 Reviews 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. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 5 hrs Total Time: 5 hrs 25 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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) Directions 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. 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. 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. Blaine Moats Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 320 Calories 8g Fat 15g Carbs 42g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.