True risotto is made from arborio rice, slowly cooked with homemade chicken stock until creamy. This shortcut recipe tastes wonderful too, and is much, much easier.
- Prepare the mix according to package instructions, adding 1/2 cup more water. Five minutes before the rice is done, stir in the chicken and peas.
- Cook until rice and pasta are tender, stirring frequently.
- Remove from heat and stir in sour cream and cheese.
- Cover and let stand 5 minutes before serving.