Julia Child put Coq au Vin on the menu of many Americans households back in 1961 when her famous “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” was published. She often featured it on her PBS show, and this French braised chicken and wine dish became an entertaining “go to” for anyone trying to impress.
It is a remarkably easy dish and we make it even easier in a slow cooker as they are ideal for braising. Slow cooking chicken on the bone creates an irresistible tenderness and deepens the flavor of the chicken. No need to marinate the chicken in wine, it does that on its own while slowly cooking.