Baby Chicken With Red Wine Sauce Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  • 3 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 sm Baby chickens or possibly Cornish hens (12 to 16 ounce ea) Salt to taste Freshly grnd black pepper to taste
  • 1 c. Pearl onions peeled
  • 1/2 c. Diced carrots
  • 1/2 c. Diced turnips
  • 2 Tbsp. Dry thyme
  • 3 x Garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 c. Dry red wine
  • 1/2 c. Canned plum tomatoes liquid removed, crushed
  • 2 c. Chicken stock
  • 1/4 c. Crumbled crisp-cooked bacon


  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Remove the first two wing joints and the backbone from the chickens or possibly hens and butterfy (flatten). Heat the extra virgin olive oil in a large, deep skillet. Season the chicken with salt and pepper, and brown well on both sides before removing and placing in an ovenproof casserole.
  3. To the skillet in that you cooked the chicken, add in the onions, carrots, turnips, thyme, and garlic, and saute/fry till the vegetables begin to wilt. Add in the red wine, plum tomatoes, and chicken stock to the vegetables, and cook for 10 min over medium heat. Pour the vegetable mix over the chicken in the heatproof casserole and simmer, covered, for 45 min. When the chicken has finished cooking, add in the cooked, crumbled bacon to the casserole, and serve.
  4. This recipe yields 4 servings.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 900g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 1509  
Calories from Fat 930 62%
Total Fat 103.36g 129%
Saturated Fat 28.08g 112%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 463mg 154%
Sodium 685mg 29%
Potassium 1534mg 44%
Total Carbs 10.29g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.6g 9%
Sugars 3.82g 3%
Protein 117.07g 187%
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