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    Garlic Prawn Risotto

    Garlic Prawn Risotto. Photo by Peter J

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    ** Poppy **'s Note:

    A quick and easy risotto

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    1. 1
      Blanch peas and zucchini in boiling water for 1 minute, then drain, refresh under cold water and drain again.
    2. 2
      Set aside.
    3. 3
      Heat oil in a large frypan, add onion and saffron, and cook over low heat for 2-3 minutes or until onion is softened but not coloured.
    4. 4
      Add the rice, garlic and mushrooms and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add lemon rind and a third of the stock and simmer, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid is absorbed.
    6. 6
      Repeat twice by separately adding the remaining thirds of stock.
    7. 7
      Add prawns, blanched vegetables and lemon juice, and cook for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
    8. 8
      Stir in parsley and season.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 07, 2007


      This was a good recipe. The only changes that we made were adding parmesan for abit of flavor, and we did not use the saffron threads. I agree with the other review regarding the flavor of the peas in the dish. I feel it took away abit from the dish. Thank you for posting

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    • on March 17, 2006


      Nice recipe Poppy. I cooked a single serve using half the quantities of most ingredients but still used four cloves of garlic along with 200g of tiger prawns. While it tasted great it does look fairly plain, I think adding some blanched and diced red capsicum would help in that regard. The only thing you lost a point on was that I thought the quantity of peas took away from the flavor a little, I think half the amount with the capsicum would be better.

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    Nutritional Facts for Garlic Prawn Risotto

    Serving Size: 1 (489 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 446.7
    Calories from Fat 87
    Total Fat 9.7 g
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    Cholesterol 96.2 mg
    Sodium 707.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 65.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.2 g
    Sugars 6.3 g
    Protein 23.4 g

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