Cajun Style Shrimp Risotto, Lhj

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Title: Cajun Style Shrimp Risotto, Lhj
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Italian, Shrimp


29 oz Chicken broth; 2 cans
1 lb Medium shrimp; shelled and
1 ts Salt; divided
2 tb Olive oil; divided
10 oz Tomatoes with green chilis;
-canned (reserve juice)
2 c Arborio rice

1. Bring broth and 2 3/4 cups water to a simmer in large saucepan.

2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in Dutch oven over high heat 3 minutes. Add
shrimp, spread evenly in pan. Cook 2 minutes, turning once, until browned.
Add tomato, green chilies and juice, boil 1 to 2 minutes; transfer shrimp
mixture to bowl.

3. Reduce heat to medium-high. Add remaining tablespoon oil to pot. Add
rice and cook 1 minute, stirring until grains are glistening. Stir in 1 cup
broth mixture and cook, stirring until liquid is just absorbed. Gradually
add remaining broth mixture to rice, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly
until liquid is absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes more. Stir in shrimp mixture and
remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Serve immediately.

Cooking time: 25-30 minutes

(C) Copyright 1997, Meredith Corporation, All Rights Reserved.

NOTES : Canned tomatoes with green chilies give this classic Italian dish a
makeover--and a bit of a kick!
Recipe by: LHJ Recipes

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #941 by "" on
Dec 2, 1997