Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs and breasts

  2. 1/2 bottle dry white wine

  3. 2 pounds baby Yukon gold potatoes

  4. Salt

  5. 1/2 cup cream

  6. 1 Golden Delicious apple , peeled, cored and chopped

  7. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil , plus a drizzle

  8. 4 slices deli-cut bacon or thick cut pancetta , chopped

  9. Freshly ground black pepper

  10. Flour, for dredging plus 2 tablespoons

  11. 1 onion, chopped

  12. 2 cloves garlic , chopped

  13. 2 ribs celery , chopped

  14. 2 carrots , chopped or 1 cup shredded carrot

  15. 1 bay leaf

  16. A few sprigs thyme, stripped and leaves chopped

  17. 1/3 pound wedge brie, cut into pieces

  18. Crusty, warm bread

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large bowl, add the chicken, cover with wine, and set aside.

  2. Quarter the potatoes, leaving the skin-on. Place in a large pot, cover with water and bring up to a boil over medium heat. When the potatoes are cooked, drain and place in a medium bowl. Mash the potatoes, season with salt and set aside.

  3. In a small pot, combine apple and cream and reduce over medium heat 15 minutes.

  4. Drizzle olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat, add the bacon and crisp 3 to 4 minutes. Remove to a plate.

  5. While bacon crisps, remove the chicken to a work surface, reserving the wine. Cut chicken into large bite-size pieces, season with salt and pepper, dredge in flour then brown in bacon drippings . While chicken browns chop vegetables. Remove the chicken to a plate, then add 2 tablespoons olive oil to the skillet, season the vegetables with salt and pepper and add bay leaf and thyme. Cover pan to sweat vegetables 5 minutes then remove lid, stir in 2 tablespoons flour, cook 1 minute then stir in wine, add chicken back to pan and simmer together to thicken and the chicken is cooked through, a couple of minutes more.

  6. To a food processor , add the apple-cream and brie, process until smooth and season with salt. Combine apple-brie mixture with the mashed potatoes.

  7. Serve chicken with wine over brie mashed potatoes.


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