Recipe Ingredients

3 lbs chicken pieces or 1 whole chicken cut into 8 pieces 1.5 kg
1/2 tsp each salt and pepper 2 mL
1/3 cup all-purpose flour 75 mL
2 tsp vegetable oil 10 mL
1/4 cup chopped bacon 60 mL
1 onion, chopped
1 cup chopped Compliments Organic Celery Hearts 250 mL
4 Compliments Organic Carrots, chopped into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
2 cups whole small white mushrooms 500 mL
1 1/2 cups dry red wine 375 mL
1 cup Compliments Chicken Broth, 30% Less Sodium 250 mL
1/4 cup tomato paste 60 mL
3 cloves garlic, minced
6 sprigs fresh parsley

Recipe Directions

  1. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper and shake in 1/4 cup (60 mL) of the flour to coat. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear chicken pieces on both sides; place in slow cooker. In same skillet, add bacon, onion and celery and sauté until bacon begins to brown, about 5 min. Transfer to slow cooker; add carrots and mushrooms.
  2. Whisk together wine, broth, tomato paste, garlic and remaining flour. Stir into skillet and bring to a boil; add to slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 hours or until chicken is fully cooked. Serve with sprigs of parsley.