Delicious Mushroom Risotto Served With Fresh Thyme.

Smokey Chicken Risotto

Yields 4

Smokey Chicken Risotto

10 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

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  • 2 Tbsp Butter unsalted
  • 2 Tbsp COS Oil
  • 2 Cups Arborio Rice
  • 1/2 Cup White Wine warmed
  • 4 Cups Chicken Bone Broth simmering
  • 1/2 Cup Cream
  • 1 Cup Red Onions diced fine
  • 4 Cloves Garlic minced and crushed
  • 2 Cups Chicken cooked and shredded, skin included if possible
  • 2 Tsp Cumin
  • 2 Tsp Mild Smoked Paprika
  • 3/4 Cup Smoked Gruyere Cheese grated
  • 1/4 Cup Cilantro minced
  • Sprinkling Sea Salt to taste
  • Sprinkling Freshly Ground Pepper to taste


  1. Heat a large skillet to medium high, add the oil and sauté the onions, half of the garlic for 5 minutes and remove from the pan, leaving the pan juices in the skillet.
  2. Add 1 Tbsp butter, the rice and some salt and pepper. Sauté for 6-7 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Add the wine, stirring until absorbed.
  4. Add a cup of broth, stirring occasionally until almost absorbed. Repeat until rice is almost to the level of desired doneness.
  5. Add the cream, chicken, cumin, paprika, sautéed onions and remaining garlic to the pan, stirring for 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in the remaining butter, coat with the cheese and cilantro, cover and remove from heat.
  7. Wait 3 minutes, mix together, taste, season and serve.

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