Monday, March 10, 2014

Chicken Wild Rice Soup


My daughter and husband love wild rice soup! I am not a big fan of it. But I do try to make it at least once a year for them. This version that I found on Pinterest wasn't to bad.
4 TBS Butter
4 TBS Flour
1 Medium Onion, Sliced and cut into 2 inch slivers
1/4 pound Button Mushrooms, sliced
2 TBS Dried Italian Herb/Seasoning Mix
4 Cups Chicken Stock
1 Cup Wild Rice
1 Cup Heavy Cream
Fresh Ground Black pepper
Meat from 2 Breast Quarters From a Rotisserie Chicken, diced
2 TBS Fresh Herbs (I used Rosemary and Chives) to garnish
Recipes, Chicken Wild Rice Soup
Cooking Directions
Add the Chicken Stock to the crock pot.
While that is heating, in a large Saute pan, start the roux... Over medium high heat, melt the butter. Once it is melted, add the flour and stir continuously for 2 minutes.
Add the onions to the roux and stir for another 2 minutes, until the onions start to soften.
Add the Mushrooms and stir, cook for 2 more minutes...
 Add the Italian herbs and mix.
Recipes, Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Add the Wild Rice, Heavy Cream and Pepper. Stir and lid up the cooker. 
Now the soup cooks for 4 to 5 on high, 8-10 on Low.
ONE HOUR BEFORE SERVING... 
Add the chicken and stir to mix. 
Garnish with fresh herbs.


Recipes, Chicken Wild Rice Soup


This version was a lot lighter then a normal wild rice soup which made it much more to my liking. Mouse and Steve thought it was pretty good, though I think Steve prefers the original style. 

~ Cassi

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