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Chicken Marsala Soup
This deliciously light Chicken Marsala Soup has all the classic flavours of Chicken Marsala in a bowl.
The earthy combination of fresh mushrooms, green onion, and Marsala wine is a winning combination that is light enough for warm summer day, yet rich enough for a cool fall evening.
And if you pick up a rotisserie chicken from the deli on grocery shop day you can have this homemade dish on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Marsala is a Sicilian wine that is available in both sweet and dry varieties. A good rule of thumb is to use dry versions in savory dishes like this soup. But you can also use a sweeter version if that is what you happen to have on hand.
- 3 T. extra virgin olive oil
- 8 oz. white mushrooms, sliced
- Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
- 4 green onions, ends removed and chopped thin, white and green parts separated
- 2/3 c. dry Marsala wine
- 6 c. chicken stock, preferably organic
- 3 c. rotisserie chicken, shredded
- Heat a heavy soup pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
- Add olive oil and mushrooms and cook, while stirring occasionally, until mushrooms start to release their juices, approximately 6-7 minutes.
- Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
- Add white parts of onion to pan and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring once or twice.
- Increase heat to high and add the Marsala wine.
- Cook until wine has reduced to 1/3 of its volume, approximately 4-5 minutes.
- Add chicken stock and shredded chicken and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to just below medium.
- Simmer until heated through, approximately 4-5 minutes.
- Remove from heat and ladle into individual soup bowls.
- Garnish with green parts of onion and serve immediately.
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