Chicken thighs braised in white wine

Satisfy your cravings with this succulent white wine braised chicken and experience a burst of flavour with every bite!


Prep time: 30 mins

Cook time: 2 hour

Total time: 2 h 30 mins

Servings: 4




  • 8 chicken thighs, bone-in, skin-on 
  • 150g carrots
  • 80g smoked bacon
  • 200g baby onions
  • 100g celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 500g dry white wine
  • 100g double cream
  • 20g Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp tarragon
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • Fresh parsley




  • Peel the carrots and roughly slice them at an angle. 
  • Slice the celery and peel the baby onions. 
  • Preheat the BBQ and char-grill the carrots, onions, celery, and bacon. 
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Place the chicken thighs on the BBQ, and partially grill (it is not necessary to cook the chicken through).
  • Combine the above ingredients along with the chicken, garlic, and white wine in a pot and braise for approximately 1 – 1.5 hours. 
  • Drain the vegetables, chicken, and bacon and set aside, reserving the stock. 
  • Place the stock back on the heat, adding the cream and reducing by half.
  • Finish with the tarragon, Dijon mustard, and Sherry vinegar. 

· Return the chicken, vegetables, and bacon to the creamy stock and warm through gently.

· Garnish with fresh parsley.

Sourced by: everdure by heston blumenthal