Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto
20 May 2024

Risotto is creamy rice cooked in meat or chicken broth. Risotto, which has spread from Italian cuisine to the world, is known as the most common way of consuming rice in Italy. In many regions, onions and mushrooms are added to the rice. Thus, its flavor is enhanced. If the ingredients are ready, we can move on to the details of the Italian mushroom risotto recipe.

Prep Time : 15 mins
Cook time : 40 mins
Servings : 4 People
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Mushroom Risotto


  • Half a pack of risotto rice
  • Half a pack of button mushrooms
  • Half an onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2~3 sprigs of fresh basil
  • 1 glass of white dry wine
  • 1 pack of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 30 g butter

For chicken broth:

  • 1 chicken drumstick
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2~3 bay leaves
  • Salt
Mushroom Risotto


  1. Put the chicken drumsticks in a medium saucepan and add 4 cups of water. Add the peeled and cleaned vegetables, peeled and halved onion, and garlic. Add bay leaf and salt and bring to a boil.
  2. Melt the butter in a large pan. Finely chop the garlic and onion and fry them in the butter. Add the rice, stir constantly, and roast for 5 minutes.
  3. Finely chop the mushrooms, add them, and mix. 
  4. Add the white wine. Add a ladle of boiled chicken broth and stir continuously until the rice is infused. 
  5. When the rice is soft, remove it from the stove. Finely chop the basil, add it, and mix. Enjoy your meal.
Serving Suggestions

Place on a serving plate, garnish with grated parmesan cheese and serve.

Expert Tips
  • The stock water (chicken, fish, or meat broth) you use must be warm. It should never be cold.
  • Water should not be added instantly. It should be added slowly and gradually.
  • It should be cooked al dente; you should not overcook it. 
  • Do not cook on extremely low heat; you can cook on medium-high heat. 
  • Lastly, add the cheese; you can add it to the plate or after removing it from the stove. 
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