Coq Au Vin - Pressure Cooker Version

Prep Time: 25 Minutes 
Cook Time: 15 Minutes 
Quantity: 6 Servings 
387 calories per serving


  • One cup of dry red wine
  • Five garlic cloves (minced preferred)
  • Two tablespoons of tomato paste (chopped)
  • One onion (medium and chopped)
  • One pound of chicken thighs (prefer boneless)
  • Three thickly sliced strips of bacon (use chopped ones)
  • One-fourth teaspoon of pepper
  • Half a teaspoon of salt
  • Two of the bay leaves
  • Freshly thyme sprigs (four in number)
  • A cup of low-sodium chicken broth
  • Two cups of portobello mushrooms (sliced ones)
  • Chopped medium carrots (four in number)


  1. Make sure that you set the sauté setting up on your pressure cooker. Make some adjustments for medium heating setting and add some amount of bacon.
  2. Cook the same while stirring until it becomes crispy in nature. Then go ahead and remove it with a spoon and drain on some towels (paper).
  3. Throw away the drippings, meanwhile reserving over a tablespoon in your pressure cooker. Ensure that your chicken becomes brown on both its sides.
  4. After that remove the same and set it aside.
  5. Proceed to add all the onions, garlic and tomato paste to the pressure cooker. Keep cooking and stirring for around four to five minutes.
  6. Add some wine and continue cooking for about a minute or two. Turn off your cooker.
  7. Add the chicken along with pepper, salt, bay leaves, thyme, broth, mushrooms, and carrots to the cooker.
  8. Lock the cooker lid and shut off the pressure valve.
  9. Cook on high amount of heat for about five minutes. Then simply release the pressure.
  10. Then remove the chicken and veggies to a platter.
  11. Again, make use of the sauté setting and keep cooking on low amount of heat for about ten to fifteen minutes.
  12. Stir in the bacon.

Your chicken dish is ready to be served.

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