What You Need:
- 3 tbsp of butter
- 3 tbsp of oil
- 2 onions, diced
- 10 garlic cloves, minced
- 6 bacon strips, cut into pieces
- 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
- 1 lb. button mushrooms
- 4 C of red wine
- 4 C of chicken stock
- 2 1/2 lb. boneless chicken pieces
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
How to Make It:
Place the butter into a large pan over medium heat. Stir the oil into the melted butter. Add the onions and cook 5 minutes or until they begin to soften.
Stir in the garlic and bacon pieces and cook 5 minutes. Add the thyme and mushrooms and cook 2 minutes longer. Pour the wine into the pan and adjust the heat to medium high.When the wine begins to bubble, cook for 5 minutes. Add the stock and bring the liquid back to a rapid boil. Carefully add the chicken pieces, salt and pepper.
Lower the heat to medium and simmer 25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
Preparation Time: approximately 15 minutes
Cooking Time: approximately 42 minutes
Total Time: approximately 57 minutes
Cool and store in the freezer containers for up to 3months.
To serve, thaw in the refrigerator overnight.
Place in a casserole dish and heat in a preheated 350 degree oven 25 minutes or until heated through.
Makes 8 servings
Freezing Foods Tip:
Most foods can be stored in plastic freezer bags. Be sure the bags are labeled freezer bags, as they are strong, leak proof and resistant to moisture. Also be sure to label your foods before storing them. This way you know exactly what you have and how long it has been stored.
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