Coq au Vin at Petit Oven

February 24, 2012 2:43:03 PM PST
Petit Oven has been open about 4 and half years.

The menu always changes but there's always a touch of French to it.

It's located at 276 Bay Ridge Avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

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Recipe: Coq au Vin

½ Lb Thick Bacon Slices
20 Pearl Onions
3Lb Organic Chicken Legs (fat Trimmed)
6 Garlic Cloves
1 Lg Turnip
2 Medium Carrots
½ Lb Cremini mushrooms, Or white button
2oz dried Wild Mushrooms (soaked in hot water)
3 sprigs of Fresh Thyme
2 Bay Leaf
2 cups chicken stock
2 cups red wine (pinot Noir, merlot)
Salt and Pepper
Oil + 2Tbsp Butter

Cut bacon into Lardons. In a Dutch oven Pan-fry 10 min until Crispy
Remove from pan, keep the fat.
Add little oil and butter
Dredge the chicken in Flour salt and pepper.
Working in batches Sauté chicken until golden brown.
Remove the chicken add the vegetables.
Caramelize the vegetables on med heat.10 min
Add Chicken, bacon, stock, wine, wild mushrooms with soaking liquid, bay, and thyme.
Cook on low simmer for 40min until tender.
Skim any fat, adjust seasoning, and reduce to a thicker sauce..

Serve with potatoes or egg noodles..

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