Mushroom risotto with chicken

Mushroom risotto with chicken

Risotto is a traditional Italian stewed rice that is extremely aromatic and filling. Mushroom risotto is a tasty and full of expressive flavors version of this dish, which is perfect for lunch or dinner. The preparation of this dish requires some time and attention, but the overall result is worth the effort.

Aromatic arborio rice and tasty mushrooms create a combination that can hardly be overestimated. The addition of chicken makes the dish more filling.

Mushroom risotto with chicken

Creamy texture and intense flavor make this dish ideal for a lunch or dinner.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 portions
Calories 295 kcal

Mushroom risotto recipe


  • 1 glass arborio rice
  • 750 ml broth
  • 100 ml dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 20 g unsalted butter
  • 80 g parmesan
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 150 g fresh mushrooms or frozen
  • 5 g dried mushrooms


  • 1 tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • ½ tsp tarragon
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Pour hot water to dried mushrooms and set aside for 15 minutes. During this time, chop the onions, chicken breast and fresh mushrooms. Then drain and chop the dried mushrooms.
    1 chicken breast, 2 onions, 5 g dried mushrooms, 150 g fresh mushrooms
  • Pour olive oil in a frying pan, fry onion and chicken. Add chopped garlic and rice, fry for 2 minutes. Add wine and fry until alcohol evaporates. Add mushrooms (dried and fresh).
    1 glass arborio rice, 2 tbsp olive oil, 2 cloves garlic, 100 ml dry white wine
  • Add the broth in small portions (about ½ cup) while stirring and waiting for the liquid to be absorbed before adding the next portion. In the meantime, add the spices.
    750 ml broth, 1 tsp oregano, ½ tsp thyme, ½ tsp tarragon, salt, pepper
  • Once you've added all the broth and the rice is soft, add the butter and grated Parmesan cheese. Stir, when the cheese has melted the risotto is ready. Enjoy!
    20 g unsalted butter, 80 g parmesan


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Serving: 100gCalories: 148kcal (7%)Carbohydrates: 14g (5%)Protein: 8g (16%)Fat: 6g (9%)Saturated Fat: 3g (16%)Trans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 20mg (7%)Sodium: 384mg (17%)Potassium: 172mg (5%)Fiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 2g (2%)Vitamin A: 243IU (5%)Vitamin C: 2mg (2%)Vitamin D: 0µg (1%)Vitamin E: 1mg (3%)Vitamin K: 3µg (3%)Calcium: 91mg (9%)Iron: 1mg (6%)Manganese: 0mg (10%)Zinc: 1mg (3%)Folic Acid: 28µg

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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1 year ago

Are these dried mushrooms necessary? Because I see that you use only 5g of them… Instead of this I do have more frozen mushrooms

1 year ago
Reply to  Julia

Thanks for the quick reply! Okay, I’ll buy what I need and then make that risotto 🙂

1 year ago

Wyszło mega smaczne <3

1 year ago
Reply to  Julia

Dzięki 🥰 czekam na więcej przepisów!