Famous Dave's Wild Rice Soup

Recipe by Pismo
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Heat 2 tbsp chicken fat or butter in a large sauté pan set over medium heat until hot.
  • Increase heat to medium-high and add celery, carrot, onion, green pepper and red pepper.
  • Cook until onion is tender.
  • Stir in corn, mushrooms and jalapeno.
  • Cook until mushrooms begin to turn golden brown and shiny wet, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Bring broth to boil in an 8-quart stock pot.
  • While broth is heating up, heat 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp butter in a skillet set over medium heat until hot; stir in flour.
  • Cook over low heat 2 minutes stirring constantly — do not brown.
  • Stir butter and flour mixture into broth. Simmer until slightly thickened, whisking to prevent lumps.
  • Stir in cooked vegetables, parsley, salt, black pepper, white pepper, nutmeg and cayenne.
  • Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally.
  • Add chicken, rice and whipping cream.
  • Cook just until heated through.
  • Serve topped with toasted almonds.