Shrimp Risotto With Fresh Herb Butter

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt 3 tablespoons butter in large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add shrimp; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Sauté until almost opaque in center, about 3 minutes.
  • Using slotted spoon, transfer shrimp to bowl and add 1 tablespoon butter and shallots to same pan.
  • Sauté 3 minutes.
  • Add rice; stir 1 minute, add wine.
  • Stir until wine is absorbed, about 2 minutes.
  • Add clam juice (OR chicken stock) and bring to boil, reduce heat.
  • Simmer until rice is tender and risotto is creamy, stirring often, about 18 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, blend remaining 2 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon basil, and tarragon in small bowl.
  • Season herb butter to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Mix shrimp, any accumulated juices, and 1 tablespoon basil into risotto.
  • Simmer 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper and spoon risotto into shallow bowls.
  • Swirl some herb butter into top of each. Serve, passing cheese separately.
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