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Seafood Risotto_small

Seafood Risotto

Prep time:
5 minutes 
Cooking time:
30 minutes 
Total time:
35 minutes 
Ease of prep:
Hard 
Makes 4 Servings
 
Portion size:
1/4 of recipe 

x 4 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories:
420.0 
Carbohydrates:
53.0g
Protein:
29.0g
Fat:
8.0g
Cholesterol:
107.0mg
Sodium:
918.0mg

Exchanges

Starch:
3.0 
Vegetable:
1.0 
Fruit:
0.0 
Meat:
3.0 
Fat:
2.0 
Milk:
0.0 
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Enjoy a gourmet 30-minute meal with this healthy Seafood Risotto recipe. This low-fat recipe uses onions, garlic, zucchini, peas, shrimp and scallops.

Ingredients

  • 1  Tbsp  olive oil
  • 1/2  cup(s)  onion, finely chopped
  • 1  garlic clove
  • 1  cup(s)  long grain rice (arborio)
  • 2  cup(s)  chicken broth, divided
  • 1/2  cup(s)  zucchini, diced
  • 1/2  pound(s)  raw medium shrimp - peeled, deveined and cut in half lenghtwise
  • 1/2  pound(s)  scallops - quartered if large
  • 1/2  cup(s)  frozen peas - thawed
  • 1/4  cup(s)  parsley, minced
  • 3  Tbsp  Parmesan cheese - grated, plus additional for serving

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large, heavy skillet.
  2. Saute onion and garlic over medium heat until soft.
  3. Add rice and saute until opaque, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add 1 cup broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Cover and simmer about 8 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  6. Add remaining broth and zucchini; cover and simmer 3 minutes.
  7. Add shrimp, scallops and peas.
  8. Simmer, covered, about 10 minutes, stirring once.
  9. Stir in parsley and cook about 5 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed, rice is tender and seafood is opaque throughout (watch carefully at this point as rice may stick).
  10. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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