Shrimp Risotto

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time30 minutes
CourseRice First Course
CuisineItalian

Description

Seafood risotto is always so attractive and full of flavor. In this dish, we include shrimp shells to make puree instead of using stock(broth). This creative idea make this risotto so different, the shrimp flavor is full of mouth.

Ingredients

300Gramshrimp
300Gramrice
1 onion
2 cloves
6Tablespoonbutter
  salt
1 carrots

Instructions

1. Cook the shrimp for 2-3 minutes in 4 cups of salted water.
2. Remove the shrimp from the water and add onion, cloves and carrot. simmer for 30 minutes.
3. In the mean time, peel the shrimp. Crush the shells very fine using food processor or mortar with a pestle.
4. Remove the cloves, place the vegetables, the cooking liquid and the crushed shells in the food processor. Process to very smooth puree.
5. Follow the risotto standard cooking procedure using four tablespoon of butter and using the puree instead of the stock.
6. When the rice almost ready, saute the reserved shrimps with the remaining two tablespoon of butter for 2-3 minutes.
7. Arrange the shrimps and rice on the plate and serve.

Notes

Detailed instructions to cook risotto with step by step pictures are available at the Cooking risotto page

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