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Curried prawn risotto


Curried prawn risotto
In this recipe, the prawns are fried separately first with curry powder, then added to the risotto.
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Last modified on: July 6th 2014

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
16 min.43 min.59 min.
Keeping:
2 or 3 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #1
Peel the prawns and cut into small pieces.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #2
Melt 30 g butter in a frying pan, add the prawns and fry until lightly browned.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #3
When fried, add 1 tablespoon curry powder and mix well. Leave to cook for a further minute and remove from the heat.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #4
Prepare 50 g onion and chop finely.

Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan on medium heat. When hot, add the onion, salt and pepper and cook for 1 or 2 minutes without colouring.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #5
Tip in 2 glasses rice, stir for 2 or 3 minutes until the rice has "pearled", or become translucent.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #6
Pour in 1 glass dry white wine and stir until the liquid has been completely absorbed.

Stage 7 - 30 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #7
Turn down the heat and add 4 glasses Vegetable stock gradually, stirring all the time.

Stage 8
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The rice should be cooked but still quite moist.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #9
Add 100 ml cream and mix well.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #10
Add the spiced prawns...

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Curried prawn risotto : Photo of step #11
...then the grated 50 g Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan) and your risotto is ready.

Remarks

For a stronger curry flavour, you can add an extra tablespoon of curry powder between steps 5 and 6.

If you don't have any vegetable stock, a chicken stock cube will work fine.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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