Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes and Chuck Hughes
Save Recipe Print
Total:
35 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
25 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Risotto:
Sauteed Rock Shrimp and Mushrooms:
Garnish:

Directions

For the risotto: In a saucepan, bring the chicken stock to a simmer over medium-low heat.

In a large saucepan, cook the shallots and leek in 1 tablespoon oil over medium-low heat, stirring, until softened, for about 5 minutes. Add the rice, stirring until each grain is coated with oil. Add about 3/4 cup of the simmering stock and cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until the stock is absorbed. Continue adding the stock, 3/4 cup at a time, still stirring constantly and letting each batch be absorbed before adding the next. Reduce the heat to moderate if necessary to keep the risotto at a simmer. Continue adding the stock in the same manner until the rice is tender and creamy looking but still al dente, about 20 minutes.

Reduce the heat to low, add the butter, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, spinach, and green peas. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well. Remove from heat and keep warm.

For the sauteed rock shrimp and mushrooms: In a heavy-bottom frying pan, heat the oil and saute the mushrooms for 3 minutes. Add the shrimp and continue sauteing for 3 to 4 minutes. Melt in the butter, season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Serve the risotto with the sauteed rock shrimp and mushrooms. Garnish with parsley, chive and a few dollops of ricotta cheese.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

More Food Network

Whole Lemon Bars 01:36

This lazy cook's version of a lemon bar is simple and delicious.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Easy Parmesan "Risotto"

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Slow-Cooker Asparagus-Barley Risotto

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

4 Cheese Stuffed Shells

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Goat Cheese and Herb Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Lemon Curd and Fresh Raspberries

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Saag Paneer: Spinach with Indian Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Beef and Cheese Manicotti

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Gina's Pimento Cheese Cakes

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Three-Cheese Potato Gratin

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.