Hearty Coq au Vin
This hearty Instant Pot Coq au Vin Blanc is a classic comfort food. A twist on the traditional Coq au Vin, this dish pairs so well with heavenly Instant Pot mashed potatoes and parsnips.
or drumsticks, bone-in, skinless
cleaned well and diced
sliced or quartered
dry white wine
Pat the chicken dry, and sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper.
Press ‘Sauté’ and cook bacon until crisp. Press ‘Cancel’ and remove bacon; set aside.
Press ‘Sauté’ and brown the chicken in batches. Remove and set aside.
Sauté mushrooms and set aside.
Cook leeks and carrots until leeks are soft, about 1 minute.
Stir in tomato paste and garlic and cook till tomato paste begins to change color and/or begins to stick to the bottom of the pan, about 1 to 2 minutes.
Turn off Instant Pot and deglaze with brandy, until almost evaporated, stirring often.
Stir in chicken, wine, broth, pearl onions and thyme and close the Instant Pot. Cook on ‘Manual’ for 15 minutes.
While Chicken is cooking, mix together the softened butter and flour.
Do a Quick Release of pressure when cooking time is up and open the Instant Pot. Stir in the sauteed mushrooms.
Press ‘Sauté’ and drop the butter and flour mixture into the Instant Pot using a teaspoon.
Stir the coq au vin and simmer until thickened.
Top each serving with bacon. Serve with Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes and Parsnips.
Note: If the Instant Pot gets too hot while sauteing the first set of ingredients, turn it off to cool it down every so often.