Chicken Scampi Risotto

Recipe by Charmie777
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat egg in a large bowl. Add chicken pieces and toss to coat.
  • Combine bread crumbs with 1/4 cup grated cheese in a large bowl.
  • Add chicken and toss well.
  • Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a large, non-stick skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add half of chicken and stir fry about 5 minutes or until browned and cooked through.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Repeat with remaining chicken and 3 more tablespoons oil.
  • In same skillet, heat remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil over medium high heat.
  • Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is softened, but not browned.
  • Add rice, stirring constantly, and cook 5 minutes more, making sure rice does not brown.
  • Add wine, stirring CONSTANTLY, and let wine totally evaporate.
  • When wine is evaporated, begin adding broth (make sure you keep the broth simmering in another pot!).
  • 1/2 cup (or one ladle) at a time, letting each addition evaporate before adding the next.
  • After fourth addition of broth is added, begin tasting rice after each addition has evaporated.
  • Rice should be al dente when done.
  • After 4th addition, add chicken.
  • When risotto is to the desired consistency, remove from heat and stir in butter, grated cheese and parsley.
  • Serve immediately.
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