Chicken in red wine

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Chicken in red wine
Chicken in red wine
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Have a go at this classic chicken in a delicious and rich red wine sauce, for dinner parties or a cosy night in


  • 30ml (2tbsp) olive oil
  • 4 skinless chicken fillets, cut into chunks
  • 225g (8oz) button mushrooms, wiped
  • 200g (7oz) button onions, peeled
  • 300ml (1/2) red wine
  • 200ml (7fl oz) chicken or vegetable stock
  • 30ml (2tbsp) tomato purée
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 10ml (2tsp) cornflour blended with 30ml (2tbsp) cold water
  • Parsley sprigs to garnish
  • Diced fried potatoes and green vegetables to serve

If required, allow the chicken in red wine to cool, then freeze for up to 3 months. Defrost thoroughly then reheat in a pan for 20-25 mins until piping hot.


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the chicken and fry for 4-5 mins until golden. Transfer to a plate. Add the button mushrooms and onions to the pan and fry, stirring for 5 mins until browned.
  2. Return the chicken to the pan. Stir in the red wine, stock, tomato purée and garlic. Simmer for 20-25 mins until the chicken and onions are tender. Stir in the blended cornflour. Simmer for 2 mins until thickened. Garnish with sprigs of parsley. Serve with diced fried potatoes and vegetables.

Nutritional information per portion

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  • Calories 310(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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