Porcini Mushroom Risotto

Tags: Chicken, Porcini BBQ Genie

We just love it when we can get a fresh take on how to use our spice blends – thank you to Kira’s Kitchen Creations for putting together this amazing recipe. Follow her on Instagram for more amazing meal ideas!

Porcini Mushroom Risotto

INGREDIENTS

  • 7 cups chicken or veg stock
  • 4-5 dried chanterelle mushrooms
  • 4-5 dried Porcini mushrooms
  • 4 tbsp butter or oil, divided
  • 1 lb cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups arborio rice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine or stock
  • 1-2 parmigiano reggiano rinds (optional)
  • 2 1/2 tsp Big Cove Foods ‘Porcini BBQ Genie’ spice blend
  • parmigiano reggiano, grated
  • salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Warm 7 cups chicken or veg stock in sauce pot.
  2. Soak 4-5 dried chanterelle mushrooms & 4-5 dried porcini mushrooms in warm water and set aside.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp butter or oil in pan on med heat and add 1 lb sliced cremini mushrooms and cook until water evaporates and remove from pan.
  4. Heat 2 tbsp butter or oil in same pan and add 3 finely chopped shallots and sautee until translucent.
  5. Add 1.5 cups arborio rice to shallots and heat until golden brown.
  6. Add 3 cloves minced garlic.
  7. Pour in 1/2 cup white wine or stock and stir in.
  8. Add warm stock 1 ladle at a time until half of stock is stirred in.
  9. Add in cooked mushrooms, soaked mushrooms
  10. 1-2 parmigiano reggiano rinds (optional). Continue adding stock 1 ladle at a time while stirring until rice is cooked.
  11. Once rice is cooked through add 2.5 teaspoons Porcini BBQ Genie spice blend and a generous grating of parmigiano reggiano or similar hard cheese.
  12. Add salt and freshly cracked
  13. black pepper to taste.
  14. Plate with a grating of parmigiano reggiano and a small knob of butter.