Roasted Chicken and Brown Rice Soup

Foodista Cookbook Entry

Category: Soups & Salads | Blog URL: http://sense-serendipity.blogspot.com/2010/01/guest-post-roasted-chicken-and-brown.html

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

1 cup brown basmati rice or wild rice blend (soaked in
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 medium large onion, diced
2 mediums carrots, medium diced
1 medium stalk celery, diced
1 leek, white part only, medium, diced
2 cups shimeji mushrooms, bottom cut off

Preparation

1
To cook the rice, drain, rinse and place the soaked rice in a large pot with the chickens stock.
2
Add ½ tsp of salt and bring to boil, then lower the heat to simmer, cover and cook the rice for 45 minutes until the liquid has been absorbed. This can be prepared in advance.
3
To cook the soup, melt butter and warm the olive oil in a large soup pot.
4
Add the onion and season with salt; sweat until the onions are soft and translucent.
5
Add the carrot, celery and leeks and cook until the vegetables have softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the turmeric and cook for another 1 minute.
6
Add 6 cups of the chicken stock and bring to a simmer.
7
Then add the shimeji mushrooms, the chicken and the rice.
8
Cook until the mushrooms are cooked, and the rice and chicken are heated through.
9
Check the soup if it needs more stock, then season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Remove from the heat.
10
To serve the soup, remove the tarragon leaves from the stem and add to the soup.
11
Ladle the soup into individual soup bowls and serve immediately.

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This recipe is my guest post for Rebecca of Chow and Chatter. (http://chowandchatter.com)

Yield:

6 servings

Added:

January 22, 2010

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