Sunday, 5 October 2008

weight loss recipe: no. 4

Speedy coq au vin

6 Shallots, halved
450g (1lb) boneless chicken breast, cubed
100g (3 1/2oz) lean smoked bacon, diced
200g (7oz) button mushrooms
425ml (3/4 pint) hot chicken stock
150ml (1/4 pint) full bodied dry red wine
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

Dry-fry the chicken and the bacon in a non-stick saucepan for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add the mushrooms and the shallots to the chicken, together with a couple of tablespoons of stock.
Cook briskly for 2 minutes, then reduce the heat and pour on the remaining stock and wine.
Stir in the Worcestershire sauce, thyme and a little seasoning to taste.
Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, and serve.

We have mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables with it, YUM


Susan said...

That sounds really good, definitely going to try that one :)

Hi I'm Maria... said...

Thanks Susan, it's worth trying and not much washing up either, lol

Anonymous said...

oh maria cookery lessons too, yum im gonna try this thanks.
jenni x

Hi I'm Maria... said...

anytime jenni, there all based on weight watchers recipes, and ones I used for Clive to help him lose the 4 stone...