Orange Chipotle Risotto in Rice Cooker or Stove Top

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
1 hr

The creamy rice is flavored with fresh orange juice and zest. The smokey chipotle in adobo complements the orange. Saffron giving this a beautiful color. The cheese adds to the creaminess and saltiness so take care when seasoning.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Rice Cooker:.
  2. Saute onions in butter in an open rice cooker, then add Arborio rice and liquids, zest, saffron, and chipotle pepper and sauce. Cook for about 25 minutes in an on/off cooker or use the "slow" or "porridge" cycle if your machine has one which should be 1 hour.
  3. Mix in grated cheese and herbs at the end. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Stove Top:.
  5. Heat butter in a heavy non stick pot. Add onions and cook till translucent. Add rice and stir till coated. Add zest, saffron, and chipotle pepper and sauce. Add 1 cup of liquid at a time stirring on medium heat until absorbed. Continue cooking and adding liquid till desired tenderness is achieved. Stir in cheese and parsley season to taste with salt and pepper.