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Plain Microwave Risotto Recipe

Plain Microwave Risotto is a popular Italian Main
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On :
Friday, 20 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Italian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1.5 cups - hot Chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 pinch - ground white or black pepper
  • 1 tbsp - Butter
  • 1 tbsp - Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup - minced yellow Onion
  • 1/4 cup - uncooked medium grain white Rice
  • 1/4 cup - freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • How to Make Plain Microwave Risotto:

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


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