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: December 30th 2019

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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Curried prawn risotto
Peel the prawns and cut into small pieces.

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

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

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

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

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Curried prawn risotto
Add 100 ml cream and mix well.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Curried prawn risotto
Add the spiced prawns...

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Curried prawn risotto
...then the grated 50 g Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano) and your risotto is ready.
For a stronger curry flavour, you can add an extra tablespoon of curry powder between stage 5 and 6.

If you don't have any vegetable stock, a chicken stock cube will work fine.
2 or 3 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,979 Kcal or 8,286 Kj120 gr68 gr134 gr
99 %46 %6 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
130 Kcal or 544 Kj8 gr4 gr9 gr
7 %3 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
495 Kcal or 2,072 Kj30 gr17 gr33 gr
25 %12 %2 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Crustaceans, Milk, Sulfites, Celery
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 7.49 €
  • Per person : 1.87 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PrawnsPrawns: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy prawn rolls, Quick prawn curry, Spicy seafood plancha, Vietnamese prawns, Paella, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables , Blanquette of veal, Creamy polenta with green asparagus, Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin, Ramekins of duchess potatoes, ... All
Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano)Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices, Turnip and Jerusalem artichoke soup, Pesto, Brussels sprout salad, Spinach and ricotta ravioli, ... All
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