9 French Recipes with Chicken

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
At the center of fine dining, French cuisine is known for its beautiful preparation and presentation. If you're looking to impress your loved one or guests, the sophisticated French approach to cooking will set the mood.Pot Roast Chicken by Michel Roux Jr.
1. French Pot Roast Chicken with Mustard Sauce
Pot Roast Chicken
Welcome to Michel Roux's Easy French Cooking, where he will teach you some of his favorite traditional French dishes. In this Grokker Premium video, Michelin-starred Chef Michel Roux will show you how to roast a golden brown and juicy chicken and walk you through every step for creating a depth of flavor in the rich, indulgent creamy mustard sauce of Poulet Dijonnaise.
2. Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
Here's a simple way to turn roast chicken into a special dish: Give it a French twist. Instead of making your standard roast-chicken recipe, why not try this iconic Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic. (Yes, 40 cloves. Really!) The super-short ingredient list will give you an idea of how easy it is to make. The chicken browns beautifully and the mingling juices and the butter mellow the garlic (we like to roast it in a cast-iron skillet), making a truly impressive dish that takes almost no effort at all.
3. Ratatouille and Tapenade Chicken
Ratatouille and Tapenade Chicken
Olives, parmesan, basil, tomato and Mediteranean vegetables... classic flavours that work so well together. Add that to some chicken with an olive tapenade, and you're on to a winner! This colourful dish will excite your tastebuds and is surprisingly easy to make, cutting back on stacks of washing up.
4. Beef Bourguignon
Beef Bourguignon
Watch this cooking video to see how to make one of our most popular beef bourguignon recipes. Just make sure you get two bottles of red - one for the stew, and one to serve it with! This beef bourguignon is embellished with shallots and slow cooked for loads of flavour. Use beef stewing steak for a shortcut, or dice a beef joint yourself for a special occasion. Looking for a make ahead dinner party recipe? This beef bourguignon is your answer! It tastes even better made a day ahead, so all you have to do is reheat it on the hob the day of your dinner party. Serve with salad and crusty bread, and you're sorted!
5. Quick Cassoulet Recipe - French Pork and Bean Casserole
Quick Cassoulet Recipe - French Pork and Bean Casserole
Quick, easy, and meaty french classic. Try this Cassoulet recipe for your next quick meal!
6. How to Make Coq au Vin (Chicken and Wine)
How to Make Coq au Vin (Chicken and Wine)
Eat your heart out, Julia Child! Despite the intimidating name, this chicken recipe is easy enough for the average cook and its taste is refined enough to impress the guests!
7. Bacon-Wrapped Terrine with Apricot
Bacon-Wrapped Terrine
This recipe is for a bacon-wrapped terrine with a line of fruit running through it, it is a stunning starter. You will learn how to create your own gelatin-free pâté made from chicken liver, pork belly, and veal, with an exotic spice blend of nutmeg, allspice, juniper berries, and orange peel in this Grokker Premium video. This recipe from Chef Sam Bond can be served as an appetizer, with red currant jam and some salad leaves on the side.
8. Pan-Fried Chicken with Sage Butter Sauce
Pan-Fried Chicken & Sage
Running out of recipes for chicken? This straightforward chicken recipe by Executive Chef Geoff Rigby brings Provençal-inspired cooking to your kitchen. In this Grokker Premium video, you will learn how to bread chicken with seasoned flour and breadcrumbs, pan-fry your chicken to a crispy golden-brown, and use the meat juice as a base for a delicious sauce using sage, butter, capers, and lemon.
9. French Roasted Chicken
French Roasted Chicken
Have no clue what to do with a whole chicken? You will not only see how to make this dish but you will see some great tips on how to debone and carve a chicken but also tips on how to roast it beautifully. Take notes on New American Cuisine Chef John Paul Carmona's techniques in this Grokker Premium video.
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