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Chicken & Basil risotto with tomato & spanish onion



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chicken & basil risotto with tomato & spanish onion

  • 40 grams Parmesan cheese, cut in to cubes
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 50 grams Spanish onion
  • 6-8 sprigs basil
  • 4-6 sprigs parsley
  • 30 grams olive oil
  • 4 tomatoes, cut in half
  • 500 grams chicken breast, diced into cubes
  • 125 grams dry white wine
  • 550 grams water
  • 1-2 level tablespoons TM vegetable stock
  • 300 grams Aborio Rice
  • to taste ground black pepper
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
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    Chicken & basil risotto with tomato & spanish onion.
  1. 1. Place parmesan cheese into mixing bowl, grate 10 sec/ Sp 9, Set aside & clean & dry mixing bowl. (I find a good wipe out with paper towel is fine)

    2. Add onion, garlic, parsley & basil. Chop 4 sec / Sp 7. Scrape down sides of bowl.

    3. Weigh in oil. Saute 3 min / Varoma/ Sp 1.

    4. Add tomatoes, blend 3 sec / Sp 7

    5. Add chicken, cook 3 min / 100 deg / 1.

    6. Pour in wine, water, stock & rice. 17 min / 100 deg /  / 1. Place simmering basket on top in place of MC. 

    7. Pour into Thermoserver, add reserved parmesan cheese &  add some freshly ground black pepper. Mix well then allow to stand for a GOOD 5 minutes so it thickens nicely. 

    9. Serve garnished with Parsley. Enjoy x


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If you dont want to "blend" the tomatoes you could dice them an then just add them in step 6. 

You could also add other vegetables in step 4 if you wish. 

Add more garlic if you're a garlic lover. 

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  • My first risotto ever

    Submitted by Nathalie.Dias on 27. August 2015 - 17:30.

    My first risotto ever

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  • Really enjoyed this risotto.

    Submitted by breadworx on 1. April 2015 - 22:50.

    Really enjoyed this risotto. Recipe went straight into my  favourites file. Very easy to make & we both went back for seconds.

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