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Wild-Rice & Mushroom Soup Recipe

Sunday, January 3, 2010

                                                    Wild-Rice & Mushroom Soup Recipe

Wild-Rice & Mushroom Soup Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
1-1/2 cups water
3 tablespoons butter
2 green onions, thinly sliced, including tops
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 quart chicken broth
1/2 pint whipping cream or half and half (1 cup)
2 tablespoons dry sherry
Popped Wild Rice:
Vegetable oil
Wild rice

Wild-Rice & Mushroom Soup Recipe Cooking Tips

Prepare Popped Wild Rice; set aside. Wash 1/2 cup wild rice in 3 changes of hot tap
water. Add to 1-1/2 cups water in a medium-sized saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat
and simmer, covered, 35 to 45 minutes or until rice is tender. In a medium-sized
saucepan, heat butter. Add green onions and mushrooms. Saute 3 to 5 minutes or until
onions are transparent. Add flour and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth.
Bring to a boil, stirring until thickened. Add boiled wild rice, cream or half and half and
sherry, stirring until heated through. Garnish with Popped Wild Rice. Makes 6 servings.
To prepare Popped Wild Rice: Pour oil 1/2 inch deep in a large heavy skillet. Place a wire
strainer in oil as you heat oil almost to smoking point. Add 1 tablespoon wild rice to oil in
strainer. Remove with strainer as soon as wild rice stops popping. Drain on paper
towels. Repeat. One tablespoon unpopped wild rice gives about 3 tablespoons popped Wild-Rice & Mushroom Soup Recipe.


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