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

4 comments:

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...