Bhutanese Red Rice Recipes

Red Rice, Corn, Leek and Smoked Duck Soup

By Roland Passot, La Folie Restaurant

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  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 3 Ears corn (kernels shaved off)
  • 2 Leeks (white part only, washed and chopped)
  • 1 Qt chicken stock
  • 1 Cup dry sherry wine
  • 1 Cup diced smoked duck or applewood smoked bacon
  • 1 Recipe Red Rice Pilaf


  1. In a medium sauce pan over medium heat, "sweat" the leeks until they are translucent. Add the smoked duck or bacon. Add the corn and continue to sweat for a few minutes. Add the cooked rice then the sherry wine. Let cook for abut 3 minutes. Add the chicken stock. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Serve in soup plate or bowl. Add fresh flat parsley or chopped chives on top.
  3. Note: Rock shrimp or lobster may be used instead of duck.

Further Information

Yield 6