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Easiest ever seafood risotto

Easiest ever seafood risotto

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 25-35 minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Risottos have a reputation for being difficult to make, but this microwaved one-pot dish changes that!

  • Freezable
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal419
fat7g
saturates2g
carbs64g
sugars0g
fibre4g
protein29g
low insalt1.16g
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Ingredients

  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 1head fennel , finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 300g risotto rice
  • 500ml fish stock or vegetable stock
  • 300g bag frozen seafood mix , defrosted
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan
  • 1 lemon , grated zest and juice
  • handful parsley leaves, roughly chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the onion and fennel into a bowl, toss in the oil and microwave on High for 5 mins. Stir in the rice, pour over the stock, cover the bowl with a plate and continue to microwave on High for 10-15 mins more or until the rice is just on the verge of being cooked.

  • STEP 2

    Throw in the seafood and peas, cover and continue to microwave on High for 2-3 mins until the rice is cooked. Stir in the parmesan and lemon juice and leave to stand for a moment while you mix the parsley with the lemon zest. Spoon the risotto into bowls and scatter over parsley and lemon zest.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2005

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A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.17 ratings
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