Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Loop Sunday Lunch: Shrimp Scampi Risotto

For today's Sunday Lunch, let's treat mum to something nice! 

Check out this Shrimp Scampi Risotto recipe from Delish that's ready in under an hour. 

Prep time: 40 mins 

Total time: 40 mins


3 tbsp. butter, divided

1 large onion, diced

4 cloves garlic, minced and divided

1 c. arborio rice

kosher salt

4 c. low-sodium chicken broth

1 1/2 c. dry white wine, divided

Juice of 2 lemons

2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish

1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 c. freshly grated Parmesan


1. In a large deep-sided skillet or pot over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Add onion and cook until soft, 5 to 6 minutes, then add 1 clove garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes more. Add rice and stir until combined, then season with salt

2. In batches, begin adding broth, 1/2 cup at a time, making sure broth is fully absorbed before adding the next batch. Once broth is done, add 1 cup wine and simmer, stirring occasionally until fully absorbed.

3. Meanwhile, cook shrimp: In a large skillet over medium heat, melt remaining butter. Add remaining garlic, lemon juice, parsley, and red pepper flakes and stir, 2 minutes, then add shrimp and season with salt. Cook shrimp until pink, 3 to 4 minutes, then add remaining 1/2 cup wine. Bring to a simmer, then add shrimp mixture and Parmesan to risotto and stir until combined and creamy.

4. Serve with parsley.


Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free:

Download the Loop News Caribbean app on Google Play Store:

Download the Loop News Caribbean app on the App Store: