Coq au Vin
1 (4 pound) chicken, cut into pieces
1/2 to 3/4 cup flour
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 small onion, sliced
3 large potatoes, cut in quarters
3 large carrots, cut in half
3 tablespoons butter, melted
3 cups dry red wine
1 (3 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, liquid reserved
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 cups rice, cooked
Coat chicken pieces with flour. Brown a few pieces at a time in vegetable oil in a large skillet.
Place pieces in a 13 x 9-inch casserole. Arrange garlic, onion, potatoes and carrots around the chicken.
Drain oil from skillet. Add butter, wine, mushrooms with liquid and salt. Scrape browned bits from bottom. Pour over chicken. Cover and bake at 325 degrees F for 2 hours.
Cook rice and mound in center of platter. Arrange chicken and vegetables around rice. Pour sauce over rice.
Yield: 4 to 6 servings