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Microwave Risotto Recipe

Microwave Risotto is a popular Continental Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 3 cups - hot Chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1 pinch - ground white or black pepper
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • 2 tbsp - Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup - minced yellow Onion
  • 1 cup - uncooked medium grain white Rice
  • 1/4 cup - freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • How to Make Microwave Risotto:

    1. Combine the chicken broth, salt and pepper in a saucepan, and bring to a simmer. Keep warm over low heat.
    2. In a square baking dish, or glass pie plate, heat the butter and olive oil in the microwave for 2 mins.
    3. Add the onion to the dish, and stir to coat. Cook in the microwave for 4 more mins.
    4. Add the uncooked rice, and stir to coat with oil. Cook for another 4 mins.
    5. Pour the simmering chicken broth into the rice, and stir. Cook in the microwave for 9 mins.
    6. Stir, then microwave for another 9 mins.
    7. If you want a creamier risotto, add 1/4 cup of warm water, and cook for another 2 minutes.
    8. Stir in the Parmesan cheese as soon as it comes out of the microwave and serve.


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