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Chicken & pumpkin no alcohol risotto



6 portion(s)

You will need

  • 1 large onion peeled and quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Chicken Breast.
  • 400 grams pumpkin
  • 1200 grams water
  • 20 olive oil
  • 3 heaped tablespoons TM vegetable stock
  • 1 --- handful of flat leaf parsley, to serve
  • 1 stalk spring onion / shallot

360 grams of long grain rice


Recipe's preparation


    Add onion & garlic to the bowl and chop for 4 seconds on speed 4.


    scrape down the sides, add oil and sauté for 2 mins on 100degrees speed  


    place in the butterfly whisk. put in rice and 100gms of water. Cook for 2 minutes at 100degrees on 


    Add stock, 200gms of the pumpkin & remaining water. Cook for 20 minutes on 100degrees 


    place the remaining pumpkin on the bottom level of the varoma and cut the chicken breast(or thighs) into small cubes and place on the upper level of the varoma. Place it on to to steam. 


    When your rice is cooked, remove and place in the thermoserver to continue cooking For 10mins


    rinse out your jug & add in 1000mls place the lid and varoma back on to continue cooking the chicken & pumpkin. 10mins/veroma/speed 4.


    Once cooked mix all together adding in the parsley & shallots, sprinkle with some freshly grated parmesan cheese and serve.




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This makes 6 large portions and keeps well in the fridge for lunch the next day. You can even freeze for dinner during the week, just add more water before re-heating to make it wetter.



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  • i added in 80gms less of rice

    Submitted by krissy10 on 24. May 2015 - 18:04.

    i added in 80gms less of rice (only cause i ran out)there was plently of risotto and yummy.

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  • Very tasty, we reduced the

    Submitted by Barndillo on 20. April 2015 - 18:23.

    Very tasty, we reduced the water by 100g- loved that we didn't need any wine!

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