Keto Coq Au Vin

Coq au vin is a great lchf supper which is easy and cheap to make. This winter warming stew makes the most out of a cheap cut of meat to create a rich and delicious dinner.

Serves 2


  • 50g butter
  • 6 rashers streaky bacon,
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 leek
  • 6 mushrooms, sliced
  • 500ml red wine
  • 150 ml chicken stock
  • 6 chicken thighs on the bone
  • 100 ml double cream


  1. In a heavy casserole dish melt the butter and snip the streaky bacon into the pan. Fry until the bacon turns crispy and golden.
  2. Then add the onion and leeks and gently fry until soft and translucent.
  3. Add the sliced mushrooms and pour in the wine and chicken stock.
  4. Peel the skin off the chicken thighs and submerge them in the red wine sauce.
  5. Simmer the coq au vin with the lid on for 1 hour. Remove the lid for the last 15 minutes of cooking so that the sauce reduces.
  6. Take off the heat and stir in the double cream.
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