Creamy Seafood Risotto

  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • 40 minutes
  • 2 servings

Risotto is one of the staples of Italian cuisine, and seafood risotto is undoubtedly the best of them all. That is why we invite you to cook it tonight. To give it the best flavor, we’ve cooked it in a generous amount of butter, added some fennel, and added the freshest shrimp and mussels we could find.

Ingredients Needed for Creamy Seafood Risotto

2 tablespoons of butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 ounces of fennel, small dices
7 ounces of shrimp
7 ounces of mussels
¼ cup brandy
5 ounces of risotto rice
1 cup vegetable stock
parsley, chopped

How to Cook Creamy Seafood Risotto

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the olive oil, chopped onion, and fennel.
  3. Add the shrimp, mussels, and give it a good stir.
  4. Pour the brandy and cook for 2-3 minutes until the mussels are opened.
  5. Take out the mussels and add the risotto rice.
  6. Again, give it a good stir. Slowly pour the vegetable stock.
  7. Bring to a boil, add the mussels once again plus the remaining butter. Stir.
  8. Cover the pan with a lid and simmer everything for 20 minutes.
  9. Remove the lid, add the parsley and season with pepper.
  10. Stir and remove the pan from the heat.

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