Coq Au Vin Stew



  1. Lightly coat a skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Preheat over medium heat.
  3. Cook chicken thighs, several at a time, in the hot skillet until brown.
  4. Drain fat.
  5. Place chicken thighs in a slow cooker.
  6. Sprinkle chicken with dry soup mix.
  7. Add onions and mushrooms.
  8. Pour wine over all.
  9. Cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
  10. Remove chicken from slow cooker.
  11. Use a fork to remove chicken from bones.
  12. Discard bones.
  13. Shred chicken into bite-size pieces.
  14. Return chicken to cooker.
  15. Serve with hot mashed potatoes and sprinkle with basil.