Chicken thighs in red wine

chicken with sauce

A recipe for thighs of chicken in red wine sauce, a classic of the Spanish CuisineIt is a tender, juicy and inexpensive meat. We can make countless different recipes. You can also make this recipe with other meats such as rabbit or turkey.

It is a simple and very tasty dish. You just have to use a wine that is good and the result of this recipe will be an excellent dish. Accompanied by a cooked rice, potatoes or some vegetables is a complete dish.

Chicken thighs in red wine
Recipe type: first
Rations: 4
Preparation time: 
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  • 4 chicken thighs,
  • 2 medium onions
  • A ½ Kilo can of crushed tomato
  • 200 ml. red wine
  • A glass of water
  • Oil, salt and pepper.
  • To accompany:
  • Cooked rice, chips, vegetables ...
  1. We salt and put a little pepper on the chicken, in a saucepan with oil we put the chicken to brown, before it is finished browning completely we add the chopped onion, so that it browns together with the chicken.
  2. When the onion has taken a little color, add the red wine and let the alcohol evaporate, add the crushed tomato and let it cook for 30-40 minutes, over medium heat, halfway through cooking if we see that the sauce It is very thick, we will add a little water to it.
  3. We will taste it with salt and leave until the sauce is smooth and the tomato is done and the chicken will be ready.
  4. It is better if we let it rest for a long time.
  5. We can accompany it with cooked wild rice, with some fried potatoes that go very well or with cooked vegetables. A very complete dish.


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