Classic French Chicken Recipes

Celebrate French Cooking With These Simple French Recipes


I love impressing dinner guests with my French Chicken Recipes. What they don't know is how simple the chicken recipes are.

It's all about choosing good quality ingredients especially the wine, which often features in French cooking. Enjoy some elegant French Fare with the chicken recipes below. They are full of flavor and fun to cook.

Crockpot Chicken Marengo Recipe A historic French Chicken Recipe - Chicken Marengo was served to Napoleon by his cook just before winning his most brilliant battle. Being superstitious he insisted that it be served after every battle.

Crockpot Coq Au Vin Recipe This hearty French Chicken Dish combines the classic French recipe, rich and full of flavour, with the ease of using a crockpot. The bacon and the wine (Coq au Vin means Chicken in Wine) make a rich red wine sauce as the flavours develop during the cooking process.

Chicken Fricassee Recipe Bring out the romantic in you by cooking Fricassee De Poulet. The chicken breasts are cooked in cream and white wine and make a perfect dinner party recipe idea.

Classic Coq Au Vin Perfect for a cold winter's night. Le coq au vin is a rich chicken casserole that's a delicious way to warm your soul. It is a French chicken recipe where the chicken is simmered in red wine.

French Chicken Casserole Recipe - Basque Chicken Chicken Basquaise is a French Chicken Casserole Recipe that is popular in the Basque Country. Chicken pieces cooked in a bell pepper sauce. This Basque Cooking recipe has the most wonderful flavours and could be left for a day to develop. A whole Chicken is cut into pieces and cooked in a wine sauce called piperade - made by sauteing onions, tomatoes, and bell and chili peppers.

Chicken Chasseur Recipe A french Classic Recipe - Chicken Chasseur Recipe is a great Chicken in wine sauce Recipe to try. If you have left over chicken, it's easy to make up a sauce, mix in the chicken and pour over pasta or rice with a salad on the side.

Another Chicken Chasseur Recipe Use deboned chicken thigh meat for this chicken chasseur recipe.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe The Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe has now developed a few variations but this classic french recipe is still a favourite. It literally means blue ribbon chicken and it is certainly a gourmet dish to cook. Try this one with our Cordon Bleu Sauce.

Chicken Kiev Recipe A seriously delicious Chicken Kiev Recipe taken from a classic French collection of stuffed chicken breast recipes. The boneless chicken breasts are stuffed with a delicious herb and garlic butter, then crisp coated.

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