Shrimp, Asparagus, and Feta Almost Risotto

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by SaffronMeSilly

If like me arborio rice is unavailable to you, this a tasty risotto look-alike. Also, unlike traditional risotto, it does not require half an hour of constant stirring, and does not include some of the traditional ingredients such as peas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large saute pan, heat oil over medium high heat. Add onion and garlic, saute for about 2 minutes, until onions are translucent.
  2. Add tougher asparagus pieces, continue to saute for about 1 minute. Add remaining asparagus and continue to saute for another minute.
  3. Add shrimp, saute for 1 minute.
  4. Add chicken broth, continue stirring. Cook until shrimp turn completely pink.
  5. Add all spices, stir to coat.
  6. Add prepared rice mix and feta. Stir to completely incorporate rice, feta, and shrimp/asparagus mixture.
  7. Enjoy!

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