Shrimp risotto

In today’s recipe, you will learn how to make a fantastic shrimp risotto for a family weekend lunch. Check out!

Shrimp Risotto

Recipe by caion


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To make a good shrimp risotto, you need a good broth. 
Check out the necessary ingredients and follow the step-by-step preparation method so that your shrimp risotto looks amazing!


  • Broth
  • 200g shrimp shell

  • Olive oil

  • 1 onion

  • 1 celery stalk

  • 1 leek

  • 1 head of garlic

  • Thyme

  • blond

  • 1.5L Water

  • Risotto
  • 1/2 onion

  • Olive oil

  • 150g Carnarole rice (approximately 1 cup)

  • 1/2 glass white wine

  • 1L shrimp broth (approximately 5 cups)

  • 50g Butter

  • 30g Parmesan cheese

  • 4 large pink prawns

  • Shall

  • black pepper

  • coconut chips

  • Curd

  • onion pickles

  • Sicilian lemon zest


  • Broth
  • In a pan, add 1 tsp of oil;
  • Add the shrimp shells;
  • Let it brown well;
  • Add chopped onion;
  • Add ground garlic;
  • Add chopped leeks;
  • Mix and lower the heat;
  • Add thyme and bay leaf;
  • Add water (3 fingers above the volume of vegetables);
  • When it boils, lower the heat and leave it at minimum;
  • 1 hour later the broth is ready!
  • Risotto
  • Turn a high pot over medium heat;
  • Add 1 tsp of olive oil;
  • Add half a chopped onion;
  • Mix and let it wither a little (don’t let it brown);
  • Add the rice and sauté over low heat;
  • Add white wine and mix without stopping;
  • When the wine dries, add the broth gradually with a sieve while mixing;
  • Every time it dries add broth (for 20 minutes on average);
  • Add 3 tablespoons of cold butter;
  • Add grated Parmesan cheese;
  • Mix;
  • Risotto on point;
  • Turn off the fire;
  • Season the shrimp with 1 pinch of salt;
  • In a frying pan with a little oil, lightly fry the shrimp (45 seconds on each side);
  • Mounting
  • In a bowl, add the risotto, shrimp, coconut chips, curds, pickled onions, lemon zest and olive oil;
  • Your shrimp risotto is ready!Shrimp risotto

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