January 11, 2011

Spicy Caramelized Onion Soup

 3 medium  onions, thinly sliced (about 2 1/4 cups)
 2  tsp.  Cajun seasoning
 2 tbsp.  cooking oil
 1  tbsp.  brown sugar
 1  tbsp.  all-purpose flour
 4  cups chicken broth
 1 1/2  cups chopped cooked smoked chicken
 1/4 cup dry white wine
 1/8 tsp. pepper
 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese or shredded Gruyere cheese (1 ounce)
 1 tbsp. snipped fresh parsley
    In a medium saucepan cook onions and Cajun seasoning in hot oil until onions are tender, stirring frequently. Sprinkle with brown sugar; cook for 1 to 2 minutes more or until onions are golden. Stir in flour; cook for 1 minute more. Stir in chicken broth, chicken, wine, and pepper; cook and stir until heated through. Top each serving with blue cheese and parsley. Makes 4 servings.

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