Cajun Style Shrimp Risotto

posted by RisaG 12-26-98 5:25 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *

Cajun Style Shrimp Risotto

Recipe By : Adapted from Ladies Home Journal
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories :
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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3 cups chicken broth -- + water = 5-3/4 cups
1 lb. medium shrimp -- shelled and deveined
1 tsp. salt -- divided
2 tbsp. olive oil -- divided
10 oz. tomatoes with green chilis -- reserve juice
2 cups arborio rice
pinch thyme
few drops Louisiana hot sauce

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

Heat 1 tbsp. oil in Dutch oven over high heat for 3 minutes. Add shrimp, spread evenly in pan. Cook 2 minutes,turning once, until browned. Add tomatoes, green chiles and juice, boil 1-2 minutes. Transfer shrimp mixture to bowl.

Reduce heat to medium-high. Add remaining tbsp. 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, 20-25 minutes more.

Stir in shrimp mixture and remaining 1/2 tsp. salt. Serve immediately.

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