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Lemony Seafood Risotto April 8, 2013

Filed under: Main Dishes — alittlemoreofeach @ 8:43 pm
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Ingredients

 

2 tsp olive oil

¼ cup finely chopped shallots or green onions

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup uncooked short-grain white rice

½ cup dry white wine or chicken broth

2 (14 oz) cans chicken broth

2 tsp olive oil

½ lb bay scallops

½ lb uncooked medium shrimp

1 tsp grated lemon peel

2 Tbl fresh parsley, chopped

 

Directions

Heat two tsp olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Cook shallots and garlic in oil, stirring frequently, until shallots are tender-crisp; reduce heat to medium. Stir in rice. Cook, stirring frequently, until rice begins to brown. Stir in wine. Cook until liquid is absorbed. Pour ½ cup of broth over rice mixture. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed. Continue cooking 15 to 20 minutes, adding ½ cup of broth at a time, stirring occasionally until rice is tender and creamy. Meanwhile, heat two tsp. oil in skillet on medium heat. Cook scallops and shrimp in oil for four to five minutes, until shrimp are pink and firm. Remove from skillet and gently stir into rice mixture with the lemon peel. Sprinkle with parsley.

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