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

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

 

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