Thai Red Curry Risotto

Exotic ingredients brought together to add intense flavors in a familiar application. Featuring Custom Culinary® Gold Label Lobster Base, Thai Red Curry Risotto consists of onions, garlic, Arborio rice, red curry sauce, parmesan cheese, shrimp, and mussels.


What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
2 Tbsp. Onions or Shallots, Chopped Fine
1/2 tsp. Garlic, Minced
1 cup Arborio Rice
1-1/2 cups Water, Hot
1 tsp. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Lobster Base
1 cup Custom Culinary® Gold Label Thai-Style Red Curry Sauce
2 Tbsp. Parmesan Cheese (Optional)
2 each 21/25 Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined, Sautéed, Hot
2 each Fresh Mussels, Steamed, Hot
1/2 Tbsp. Cilantro, Fresh Chopped
PREPARATION

  1. In a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, sauté onions in olive oil for 30 seconds or until tender.
  2. Add garlic. Sauté 5-8 seconds.
  3. Add arborio rice and blend thoroughly. Sauté 30 seconds.
  4. In a separate container, blend hot water, Gold Label Lobster Base and Gold Label Thai-style Red Curry Sauce.
  5. Transfer just enough liquid to the sauté pan to cover the rice mixture. Lower heat to medium and stir occasionally until liquid is absorbed. Repeat the process several times until all liquid is absorbed and rice is al dente (approximately 15-20 minutes).
  6. Finish rice with cilantro/Thai basil and cheese.
  7. Garnish with mussels and shrimp.

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