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Asparagus & Shrimp

  • Category: Main Dish, Seafood
  • Submitted By: Marryann Curmi
  • Town/State: Sonora, CA
  • Servings: 4-5
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Cooking time: 30 minutes

This lovely recipe has it all. Your vegetable, seafood, and starch all combined in a delicate sauce. Healthy and delicious! Enjoy…double if needed!

Amount Measure Ingredients
5 oz Risotto Rice
2-3 oz cooked Asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces
2-3 oz boiled shrimp
4 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp chopped shallot
2 tsp chopped parsley
1 glass dry white wine

To prepare:

  • Heat olive oil to medium heat.
  • Add shallots, cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add asparagus, cook for 1 more minute.
  • Toss in risotto, allow to toast, lightly, stirring continuously…2 minutes more.
  • Add the glass of wine (drank the first one? Pour another) continue to cook & stir…
  • Until almost all of the liquid has been absorbed.
  • Gradually add chicken stock, about 1/4 cup at a time, stirring constantly.
  • This last step will take some time.
  • When the risotto rice has absorbed all of the stock, add shrimp.
  • Stir gently for 2 minutes.
  • Once done, add parsley & Parmesan cheese.