Adapted from an almost-no-stir recipe at Cook's Illustrated.
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- 828.06 ml chicken broth or 828.06 ml seafood stock
- 29.58 ml butter
- 1 medium onion, diced fine
- kosher salt
- 1 medium garlic clove, minced fine
- 236.59 ml arborio rice or 236.59 ml carnaroli rice
- 1 large pinch saffron thread, crushed
- 118.29 ml dry white wine
- white pepper
- 118.29 ml grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese
- 1Bring broth to a simmer in a small pot. Reduce heat to the lowest possible setting.
- 2Melt butter in a heavy-bottomed pot or Dutch oven. Add onion and a big pinch of salt. Saute over medium-low heat until onion is soft and translucent but not brown, about 10 minutes. Add garlic and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.
- 3Increase heat to medium. Add rice and saffron and stir well. Cook, stirring every minute or two, until edges of rice are transparent, about 4 minutes.
- 4Add wine and stir well. Simmer until liquid is absorbed and bottom of pot is mostly dry, about 5 minutes.
- 5Add 1 1/2 cups hot broth and stir well. Simmer, stirring every 3-4 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and bottom of pot is mostly dry, 10-12 minutes.
- 6Add more hot broth, about 1/2 cup at a time. Stir after each addition and cook until liquid is absorbed, about 3-4 minutes. It should take 3-4 additions of broth to get the rice cooked; it should still have just a hint of al dente bite in the center of each grain. (The rice can be held in a 350F oven for about 30 minutes after the third addition of broth if necessary.).
- 7Season to taste with salt and white pepper; stir in Parmigiano and serve at once in warmed bowls.
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Nutritional Facts for Easy Risotto Milanese
Serving Size: 1 (432 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 672.8
- Calories from Fat 179
- Total Fat 19.9 g
- Saturated Fat 11.6 g
- Cholesterol 44.9 mg
- Sodium 1752.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 86.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
- Sugars 3.1 g
- Protein 23.2 g