Gourmet Mushroom Risotto Recipe

Gourmet Mushroom Risotto Recipe
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Gourmet Mushroom Risotto is an authentic Italian-style rice preparation. Learn how to make/prepare Gourmet Mushroom Risotto by following this easy recipe.
Gourmet Mushroom Risotto Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 6
Calories Per Serving 238
  • 6 cups Chicken Broth (divided)
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil (divided)
  • 1 pound Portobello Mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 1 pound White Mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 2 Shallots (diced)
  • 1½ cups Arborio Rice
  • ½ cup Dry White Wine
  • Sea Salt (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (freshly ground, to taste)
  • 3 tbsp Chives (finely chopped)
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese (freshly grated)
How to make Gourmet Mushroom Risotto:
  • Transfer the chicken broth into a saucepan and place over low heat.
  • Place another large saucepan over medium-high heat and heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in it.
  • Add in the Portobello and white mushrooms and cook for about 3 minutes, until soft.
  • Remove the mushrooms, along with their liquid and set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the saucepan and stir in the shallots; cook for for 1 minute.
  • Add in the rice and stir to coat with the oil, for about 2 minutes.
  • When the rice takes a pale, golden color, pour in the white wine. Stir continuously, till the wine is completely absorbed.
  • Add half cup of chicken broth to the rice, stirring constantly.
  • Continue adding the broth half cup at a time.
  • Remember to stir continuously, till the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender, say for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add in the mushrooms, with their liquid.
  • Add in butter, chives and Parmesan cheese.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve hot.