Chicken Soup: Ruttger's Sugar Lake Lodge Smoked Chicken Wild Rice Soup

posted by SandyOH 05-06-100 4:16 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Ruttger's Sugar Lake Lodge Smoked Chicken Wild Rice Soup
Recipe By : Midwest Living Magazine
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Midwest Living Soups
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 cup celery -- chopped
1 cup carrots -- chopped
1/4 cup onion -- chopped
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup water
1/3 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
1 cup wild rice* -- cooked
1 cup fully cooked smoked chicken breast -- sliced julienned
1/2 cup whipping cream
White pepper -- ground
Chives -- snipped

In a small saucepan, melt the 1/4 cup butter till bubbly. Stir in flour. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently for 8 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside.

In a large saucepan, cook celery, carrots and onion in the 2 tablespoons butter till vegetables are tender, but not brown. Stir in broth, water and white wine. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Stir flour mixture into broth mixture. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Stir in cooked wild rice, chicken and whipping cream. Heat through. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle soup into warm bowls. Garnish with chives.

Makes 4 servings.

*Note: To cook the wild rice: Rinse 1/2 cup wild rice. Add to 1 cup boiling water in a saucepan. Simmer, covered, for 40 to 45 minutes or till rice is tender. Drain off liquid, if necessary.

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