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How to prepare the real Italian recipe of Risotto Shrimps and Asparagus or “Risotto con Gamberetti e Asparagi”

For an unforgettable dinner on a special day, this recipe is undoubtedly one of the most romantic recipes. Asparagus is one of the true symbols of spring. Full flavored yet delicate, a sophisticated dish, a must try!

Ingredients for 2 people

  • 250 grams of Shrimps
  • 160 grams of Rice for Risotto, like Carnaroli rice.
  • 250 grams of Asparagus
  • 20 grams of Butter
  • 1/2 Blonde Onion
  • 1 clove of Garlic
  • a pinch of Parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of White Wine
  • 4 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 lt of Fish Stock
  • Salt as you prefer

Preparation

  1. Fill a bowl of salted boiling water, immerse the shrimps for 5 minutes, drain them with a ladle and remove the shells.
  2.  Mince the onion, garlic and parsley and place in a saucepan with 4 tablespoons of oil. After 4 minutes, add the asparagus previously cut, salt and pepper and fry for 3 minutes, add the rice and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of white wine.
  3. Lower the kelp and cook the rice adding your fish stock, stirring constantly, after 10 minutes add the shrimps and continue cooking for 10 minutes more. Last step: add the butter, let the risotto rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Posted by Nicoletta and Tiziana

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