Elegant Wild Rice Soup
|Categories:||Soups, Chicken, Cream Soups, Other Soups|
|Keywords:||Cream, rice, wild, almonds, ham|
|1 Tbsp||minced onion|
|4 c||chicken broth|
|2 c||cooked wild rice|
|1 c||half and half|
|2 Tbsp||dry sherry, optional|
|parsely flakes for garnish, optional|
|WILD RICE PREPARATION|
|4 oz||wild rice|
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DirectionsMelt butter. Saute onion until tender. Blend in flour. Gradually add broth.
Cook stirring constantly until thickened slightly.Stir in cooked rice. See directions below for cooking rice.
Simmer 5 minutes. Blend in half & half and sherry. Heat to serving tempurature.
DO NOT Boil.
May add ham, slivered almonds or cooked chicken at this point if desired.Cooking Rice:
Rinse and drain rice in colander. Put in large sauce pan and add water, bring to a boil and simmer, covered for 40-50 minutes or until rice is tender and has mostly opened, but not mushy.Alternate cooking method for rice:
Boil hard several minutes, cover and remove from heat. Let set 40-60 minutes. Pour off any excess water.