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Chicken and Mushroom Risotto with Smoked Cheddar



4 portion(s)


  • 900 g Good Quality Chicken Stock
  • 190 g dry white wine
  • 40 g olive oil
  • 500 g chicken breast, Cubed
  • 20 g Butter
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 200 g leek
  • 200 g button mushrooms, Chopped
  • 50 g ShiItake Mushroom, Chopped
  • 50 g Oyster Mushroom, Chopped
  • 320 g Aborio Rice
  • 60 g Smoked Cheddar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Sage
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Describe the preparation steps of your recipe

  2. 1. Place Cheddar into the mixing bowl and grate, 5sec/Speed 9. Transfer into a bowl and Set aside. No need to rinse bowl.

    2. Chop Sage and chives 3secs/speed6. Set aside with cheese.

    3. Place Leek and Garlic into mixing bowl and chop 10sec/Speed7. Scrape down sides of bowl with spatula.

    4. Add Olive Oil and butter, and sauté 3min/120C/Speed1. (MC off).

    5. Insert butterfly whisk. Add risotto rice, sauté 1 minute/120C/reverse speedCounter-clockwise operation 1.5 (MC off)

    6. Add white wine and sauté 2min/Varoma/reverse speed Counter-clockwise operation 1.5 (MC off) Scrape bottom of mixing bowl with spatula to loosen rice.

    7. Add stock, chicken and mushrooms and again scrap the bottom of mixing bowl with spatula to loosen rice. Cook 18 min/100C/reverse speed 1.5; place simmering basket instead of MC into mixing bowl lid.

    8. Transfer into Thermoserver. Stir through reserved cheddar and herbs and serve immediately.


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Mushrooms are best chopped by hand as they need to be a little chunky for this recipe.

More cheese can be added at the end if you would like a smokier flavour.

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  • Measuring cup Im assuming!

    Submitted by Mrs Carter to be on 12. February 2015 - 02:05.

    Measuring cup Im assuming!

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  • can you please tell me what

    Submitted by mishka72 on 11. February 2015 - 09:33.

    can you please tell me what the MC is ? thanks

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  • This is delicious!  Used

    Submitted by JayneP on 24. January 2015 - 20:30.

    This is delicious!  Used parmesan instead of smoked cheddar.  Definitely added to my favourites!

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  • Thanks for the recipe. Way

    Submitted by gemini75star on 18. January 2015 - 13:52.

    Thanks for the recipe. Way too much stock though, had to take about 2cups out to fit in thechicken.

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  • This was my first dish ever

    Submitted by MonicaTas on 9. December 2014 - 21:28.

    This was my first dish ever in my thermomix, and it is delicious. When it was finished, it looked like there was too much liquid, but as it cools, the rice absorbs more and more, in the end it was fine. Thank you for the recipe!

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