Chicken Risotto With Crispy Bacon


If you’re after a quick and easy Chicken Risotto With Crispy Bacon recipe and have a spare hour then why not give this a try!

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Serves: 2

Chicken Risotto With Crispy Bacon Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces
  • A pack of chestnut mushrooms – quartered
  • 1 Litre chicken stock – home made
  • 50g butter – diced, cold
  • 1 white onion – diced
  • 2 sticks celery – diced
  • 1 garlic clove – crushed
  • 400g risotto rice
  • 1 large glass white wine or vermouth
  • Teaspoon salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 rashers smoked bacon cut into ribbons
  • Chopped basil and basil leaves
  • Grated parmesan

Chicken rissotto crispy backon

Chicken Risotto With Crispy Bacon Method

  1. You need a frying pan, saucepan and casserole dish
  2. Fry the mushrooms on a high heat till browned- set aside
  3. Fry the chicken on high heat to brown – set aside
  4. Put the stock/ salt pepper in the saucepan and simmer
  5. Fry the onions, celery and garlic in the casserole dish in olive oil – don’t brown
  6. After 5 mins, add the rice and stir to coat
  7. Add the wine and cook out
  8. Add a ladle of stock and stir to absorb – repeat – about 15 mins
  9. Meanwhile fry the bacon strips to crisp – when done drain on kitchen paper
  10. Add the chicken and mushrooms and stir in – test and adjust seasoning
  11. When ready (it should not be too dry) – add the butter cover with a tea towel
  12. Portion up adding parmesan, bacon and basil leaves on top

This recipe was submitted by Mr Golden.

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