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Seafood Risotto

No recipe image available.Creamy risotto with shrimp, scallops, zucchini, green peas and Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 cup arborio rice
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup diced zucchini
1/2 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined
1/2 pound scallops
1/2 cup frozen peas
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet.
  2. Sauté onion and garlic clove over medium heat until soft. Add rice, stir frequently and sauté about 3 minutes.
  3. Add half the chicken broth (1 cup) and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer about 10 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed. Add remaining chicken broth and zucchini; cover and simmer for 5 minutes more.
  4. Add shrimp, scallops and frozen peas. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring once. Stir in chopped parsley and cook about 5 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender. Stir in grated Parmesan cheese.

Makes 4 servings.