|Red Pepper Mushroom Risotto with fried chicken|
So what do I do on a long weekend - bake and cook. It is still hot in Tokyo but not as oppressive as August. Finally getting my energy back.
Mushrooms are now in all of the supermarkets which is a reason for me to get back into the kitchen. Mushrooms are another of my favorite foods.
Don't be put off by risotto, it is really quite easy. Here is a simple lunch or dinner recipe. Enjoy!!
|Use mushrooms popular in your area|
400 grams rice
1 liter chicken bouillon
1 small onion (chopped)
1 red pepper
lots of mushrooms
50 grams white wine
1. Slice mushrooms. Peel the red pepper to remove the skin and slice.
2. In a large pan, add olive oil to fry the onions until they become transparent. Add the mushrooms & red pepper and fry until they start to soften. Add the white wine.
3. Wash the rice and drain the water. Pour the rice into the pan with the vegetables and mix. As the water reduces, add chicken bouillon in portions. Add just enough each time to cover the rice. Use a lid to cook faster.
|Fry chopped onions, add mushrooms & red pepper |
then add rice & bouillon