Risotto with Chicken and Spring Peas, make for your darling an extra-special dish for special romantic dinner. We included peas, carrots, spinach and chicken into the rice dish that make it jovial and satisfying main course dinner dish.


Romantic Dinner Recipe

Main Course

Pan Cooking

Rice Recipe

Category: Main Course Dinner

SERVES: 2 Persons

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes




Risotto with Chicken and Spring Peas

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 minced clove of garlic

Half cup Arborio rice (uncooked)

¼ cup chopped onion

½ cup frozen loosely packed regular size peas

2 tablespoons of carrot (coarsely shredded)

2 ¼ cups of vegetable or chicken broth

2/3 cup cooked and shredded chicken

2 tablespoons or I ounce of grated parmesan cheese

1 cup fresh, shredded spinach

1 teaspoon fresh snipped thyme



Preparation Method:

Risotto with Chicken and Spring Peas

 In a big saucepan over a medium flame heat oil and add onion and garlic. Cook until tender and then add the uncooked rice. Stir and cook for 5 minutes until the rice changes color to brown.

In another saucepan, meanwhile, boil the broth and once at boiling point, lower the heat until it slowly simmers. Add ½ a cup of broth to the rice constantly stirring. Cook the rice until the broth is fully absorbed. Once done again add ½ cup broth to rice continuously stirring and cook until absorbed again. Repeat the procedure four times in total and cook the rice until the broth is fully absorbed. The process will take 18 to 20 minutes.

Once done, stir in the peas, carrots and the remaining broth. Stir and cook until the rice gets slightly firm and creamy.

Stir in chicken, parmesan cheese, spinach and thyme, and heat through. Serve hot.



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