French Bistro Chicken Chasseur Recipe

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Mushrooms, bacon, wine, and chicken braised in a Dutch oven or crockpot with herbs and tomatoes. Serve with a salad, noodles, and fresh bread.

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Servings: 4-6


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  • 8 slices hardwood bacon, chopped, cooked (reserve fat)
  • 1 whole fryer cut-up, breasts cut in half
  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs. baby bellas (creminis) or portabella mushrooms
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups dry white wine, like sauterne
  • 14.5 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes or Tabasco to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup flour


  1. Cook bacon until browned, reserve fat.
  2. Saute onions, mushrooms, and garlic until golden brown, remove.
  3. Heat oven to 350 F or crank up the crockpot.
  4. Add the olive oil to the Dutch oven and lightly brown the chicken pieces on all sides, drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  5. Add the flour to the oil, and make a roux.
  6. Begin adding chicken broth, then the wine. Stir constantly.
  7. Add the rest of the seasonings, half the parsley, along with the tomatoes.
  8. Bake 45 minutes, covered, or 4 hours in the crockpot on low.
  9. Remove the lid and reduce the sauce until lightly thickened.
  10. Serve, topping the dish with the rest of the parsley.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 846g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 1043  
Calories from Fat 543 52%
Total Fat 60.56g 76%
Saturated Fat 15.27g 61%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 231mg 77%
Sodium 423mg 18%
Potassium 1645mg 47%
Total Carbs 23.89g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3.7g 12%
Sugars 5.33g 4%
Protein 64.2g 103%
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