Creamy Prawn Risotto

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

456 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Risotto is an Italian rice dish cooked with stock or broth until it reaches a creamy consistency. It is one of the most popular ways of cooking rice in Italy.  An authentic Risotto is made with Arborio rice


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  • 1 kg - large prawns
  • 1/2 cup - butter
  • 1 - onion
  • 1.5 cup - rice
  • 1 cup - grated cheese
  • 8 cups - stock
  • salt

How to Make Creamy Prawn Risotto

  • Melt 4 tbsp butter. Add chopped onion and cook till it turns colour.
  • Add rice and fry for a couple of minutes.
  • Add stock a little at a time and cook the rice.
  • Melt 2 tbsp butter and add boiled prawns. Saute. Add to rice.
  • Add remaining melted butter and grated cheese.
  • Mix well.