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Cajun Style Shrimp Risotto, Lhj

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Category: Shellfish, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 29 oz Chicken broth; 2 cans
  • 1 lb Medium shrimp; shelled and
  • -deveined
  • 1 ts Salt; divided
  • 2 tb Olive oil; divided
  • 10 oz Tomatoes with green chilis;
  • -canned (reserve juice)
  • 2 c Arborio rice


1. Bring broth and 2 3/4 cups water to a simmer in large saucepan.

2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in Dutch oven over high heat 3 minutes. Add
shrimp, spread evenly in pan. Cook 2 minutes, turning once, until browned.
Add tomato, green chilies and juice, boil 1 to 2 minutes; transfer shrimp
mixture to bowl.

3. Reduce heat to medium-high. Add remaining tablespoon oil to pot. Add
rice and cook 1 minute, stirring until grains are glistening. Stir in 1 cup
broth mixture and cook, stirring until liquid is just absorbed. Gradually
add remaining broth mixture to rice, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly
until liquid is absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes more. Stir in shrimp mixture and
remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Serve immediately.

Cooking time: 25-30 minutes

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