Recipe Box

Chicken Wild Rice Soup November 20, 2007

Filed under: chicken,soups — bonny @ 10:24 pm

1/2 c butter

1 finely chopped onion

1/2 c chopped celery

1/2 c sliced carrots

3/4 c all purpose flour

6 c chicken broth

2 c cooked wild rice

1 pound cooked and cubed chicken

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp curry powder

1/2 tsp mustard powder

1/2 tsp dried parsley

1/2 tsp black pepper

1 c slivered almonds

3 tbsp sherry

2 c half and half

 Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat.  Stir in onions, celery and carrots; saute for 5 minutes.  Add flour and stir well.  Gradually pour in chicken broth, stirring constantly.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer.

Add the rice, chicken, salt, curry powder, mustard powder, parsley, black pepper, almonds and sherry.  Allow to heat through, then add the half and half.  Let simmer for 1 – 2 hours.  Do NOT boil or the roux will break.

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